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Science and Technology Committee

Commons Select Committee

The work of many Government departments makes use of—or has implications for—science, engineering, technology and research. The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee exists to ensure that Government policies and decision-making are based on solid scientific evidence and advice. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsSTC.

Committee news

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Minister questioned on Galileo
Science and Technology Committee discusses UK's access to the European global satellite-based navigation system
26 June 2018
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Immigration rules that support science and innovation examined
Science and Technology Committee invites contributions from members of public
19 June 2018
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Committee examines health effects of energy drinks
Science and Technology Committee hears from health care professionals, dieticians, teachers unions and drinks/retail sectors
12 June 2018
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The Committee visits Reading for outreach event
Science and Technology Committee event for the impact of social media and screen use, and the effect of energy drinks on the health of children and young people
5 June 2018
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Academics discuss quantum technologies
Science and Technology Committee hears from the Chair of the National Quantum Technologies Programme
30 May 2018
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Government approach to facial imaging unacceptable
Science and Technology Committee publish biometrics strategy and forensics services report
25 May 2018
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Committee sets the agenda for new algorithmic ethics agency
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on Algorithms in Decision Making
23 May 2018
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Impact of social media on young people's health examined
Science and Technology Committee holds two sessions on its impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health inquiry
22 May 2018
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An immigration system that works for science and innovation inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee intends to develop its own proposals for immigration and visa rules for scientists
16 May 2018
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Vaping industry and the vaping community questioned on e-cigarettes
Science and Technology Committee examines aspects of e-cigarette policy, including regulation and advertisement
10 May 2018
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Minister questioned on Research integrity
Science and Technology Committee hears from Sam Gyimah MP, Science Minister
8 May 2018
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Post-Brexit immigration rules for scientists won't be fast-tracked
Science and Technology Committee publishes Government response to Brexit, science and innovation report
4 May 2018
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Ministers questioned on evidence-based early-years intervention
Science and Technology Committee hears from Nadhim Zahawi MP and Jackie Doyle-Price MP
1 May 2018
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Minister questioned on Government's policy on e-cigarettes
Science and Technology Committee also questions the relevant health authorities and the advertising regulatory body
24 April 2018
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Concerns over training, IT and funding for Genomics in the NHS
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on Genomics and Genome Editing in the NHS
20 April 2018
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Minister writes to Committee over concerns about facial recognition technology
Science and Technology Committee publishes letter from Minister of State for Countering Extremism
19 April 2018
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Early years intervention examined with social services and public health
Science and Technology Committee looks at the opportunity local authorities see in early intervention
17 April 2018
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Home Office questioned on Data Protection exemptions and whistleblowing provisions
Science and Technology Committee writes to the Minister for Countering Extremism
4 April 2018
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Harm-reducing potential of e-cigarettes examined
Science and Technology Committee questions the prison service, NHS foundation trust and interest groups
27 March 2018
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Committee calls for early deal for science and research
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on Brexit, science and innovation
21 March 2018
Total results 389 (page 10 of 20)