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If you recall (1, 2), the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC) is the only one of the seven Research Councils UK which hasn't already adopted an OA mandate. Back in 2006, when the other councils were adopting or announcing theirs, the ESPRC said it would wait until 2008.
The new policy isn't public yet but over the weekend we got the first public clue. The ESPRC updated a key paragraph on its OA policy page.