MRC legacy council

On 1 April 2018, the MRC council became a committee of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), alongside eight other committees (referred to as the ‘councils’).

This page relates to the MRC legacy council, which remains a legal entity for the purpose of transferring assets to UKRI.

The MRC Royal Charter was most recently amended on 28 April 2021, and the council has now one member only, UK Research and Innovation.

Read the text of the charter.

MRC annual report and accounts.

For information on the current council, see the UKRI MRC council page.

For any queries regarding council


You can find meeting agendas and minutes of the legacy council on the UK Government Web Archive.

Last updated: 2 May 2024

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