Dominic Cummings and Kwasi Kwarteng give evidence
4 March 2021
The Science and Technology Committee will hear from the Former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State about the Government’s plans to establish a new research funding agency.
- Watch the session on Parliament Live TV
- Inquiry: A new UK research funding agency
- Science and Technology Committee
Wednesday 17 March
- Dominic Cummings, former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister
- Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Jo Shanmugalingam, Director General for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Purpose of the session
The session will explore the Government's plans to establish a new research funding agency, the Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA) and the legislation currently before Parliament to establish this agency.
The session will also be an opportunity to explore issues relating to science funding and the research and development system.
A new research funding agency
Last month the Committee published a report with its findings on the proposed new research funding agency.
- Read the report: A new UK research funding agency [HTML]
- Read the report: A new UK research funding agency [PDF, 726 KB]
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