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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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General Election 2017 - Science and Technology Committee
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all select committees have ceased to exist
3 May 2017
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Committee publish report on Genomics and genome-editing
Science and Technology Committee publish report on inquiry still underway when general election called, identifying issues that warrant further inquiry
1 May 2017
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MPs urge greater support for regenerative medicine
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on regenerative medicine
30 April 2017
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Commercial spaceflight poised for take-off from the UK
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on Draft Spaceflight Bill
29 April 2017
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Draft Spaceflight Bill examined with officials
Science and Technology Committee explores the demand for small satellites and sub-orbital flights
19 April 2017
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Government's Industrial Strategy could do more to reflect Brexit opportunities
Science and Technology Committee report on industrial strategy, science and STEM skills published
12 April 2017
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Government must ensure enough experts to advise during emergencies
Science and Technology Committee report on science in chemical or nuclear incidents
5 April 2017
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MPs call for fairer science reporting and policy making
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on science communication and engagement
29 March 2017
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Genomics and genome-editing examined with experts
Science and Technology Committee explores the practical challenges of undertaking research into gene editing
29 March 2017
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Draft Spaceflight Bill examined with industry and spaceplane developers
Science and Technology Committee explores the policy behind the draft Bill as well as the proposed regulatory approach
23 March 2017
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Minister questioned on ocean acidification
Science and Technology Committee examines variations between UK mainland and UK overseas territories
20 March 2017
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Closing the STEM skills gap
Science and Technology Committee public hearing at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair
15 March 2017
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Voice of the Future 2017
Science and Technology Committee host the Royal Society of Biology's sixth 'Voice of the Future' event
13 March 2017
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Improvements needed to the commercialisation of university research
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on managing intellectual property and technology transfer
13 March 2017
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UK Research and Innovation's Chief Executive Designate examined
Science and Technology Committee hear from Sir Mark Walport on his priorities for his new role
9 March 2017
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Genomics and genome-editing examined
Science and Technology Committee examines issues including opportunities genomics hold for the treatment of cancer
8 March 2017
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Voice of the Future 2017
The Science and Technology Committee hosts the Royal Society of Biology's sixth 'Voice of the Future'
2 March 2017
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The Draft Spaceflight Bill inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee are calling for evidence on the proposals contained in the Government's Draft Spaceflight Bill
2 March 2017
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Dragons' Den style pitches yield three new inquiries
Science and Technology Committee publish future programme: ‘My Science Inquiry' report
28 February 2017
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Algorithms in decision-making inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launch algorithms in decision-making inquiry
28 February 2017
Total results 385 (page 13 of 20)