Professor T S Blyth was in the chair and opened the meeting at 2.05.
Dr I T Adamson (EMS representative)
Dr R B J T Allenby (Leeds) (2)
Professor T S Blyth (St Andrews) (2)
Dr C M Campbell (St Andrews) (2)
Dr J J O'Connor (St Andrews) (4)
Professor R W K Odoni (Exeter) (2)
Dr A R Pears (LMS representative)
Dr D Strauss (Hull) (3)
Dr F J Yeadon (Hull) (2)
There followed the ceremonial deletion of those members of the Hull committee not at St Andrews.
Professor R Y Sharp was appointed as an LMS representative and Dr T A Whitelaw was appointed to represent the EMS.
The following were then elected to the committee:
Professor J F Adams (Cambridge)
Dr R R Laxton (Nottingham)
Dr D K Oates (Exeter)
Professor P Vámos (Exeter)
Dr M C R Butler suggested that the BMC should write to the chairman of the SERC and to the chairman of the Save British Science Society congratulating them on the success of their efforts in persuading the Minister of Education to release an extra fifteen million pounds to the SERC. It was agreed that the committee should draft such letters.
Minutes signed by J O'Connor and T S Blyth (undated).