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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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Ocean acidification examined with organisations and institutes
Science and Technology Committee examine the monitoring of ocean acidification, its impacts and the funding of marine science
23 February 2017
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Industrial Strategy: science, research and innovation
Science and Technology Committee examine the Industrial Strategy Green Paper
20 February 2017
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Genomics and genome-editing inquiry to be split
Science and Technology Committee splits inquiry into two to give full attention to distinct challenges and opportunities
8 February 2017
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Genomics and genome-editing advances examined
Science and Technology Committee looks at the scientific advances in genomics as they relate to humans
8 February 2017
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Westminster Hall debate: Smart metering of electricity and gas
Science and Technology Committee has secured a debate on its report on smart meters
6 February 2017
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My Science Inquiry
Science and Technology Committee hears suggestions for future inquiries
1 February 2017
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Chair responds to Industrial Strategy proposals
Science and Technology Committee respond to the proposals for a Modern Industrial Strategy
23 January 2017
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Government Chief Scientific Adviser questioned on the 2015-16 Annual Report
Science and Technology Committee question the Government Office for Science Annual Report 2015–16
20 January 2017
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Government respond to digital skills crisis report
Science and Technology Committee publish Government Response to Digital skills crisis report
13 January 2017
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Minister questioned on managing intellectual property and technology transfer
Science and Technology Committee examines issues including funding for technology transfer
11 January 2017
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Research integrity inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launch an inquiry on the issues raised in the POSTnote, and follow-up a previous report
10 January 2017
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Need for Chief Scientific Adviser in Department for Exiting the European Union
Committee write to Secretary of State on Chief Scientific Adviser role
20 December 2016
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New CEO of 'UK Research & Innovation' critical for its success
Science and Technology Committee publish report on setting up UK Research & Innovation
13 December 2016
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Ocean acidification inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee are to undertake follow-up scrutiny on the issue of ocean acidification
10 December 2016
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Managing intellectual property and technology transfer
Science and Technology Committee hear from Law Society, Wellcome Trust, Royal Academy of Engineering and Keele University
8 December 2016
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Minister and NHS questioned on regenerative medicine
Science and Technology Committee examine issues including the adoption of regenerative medicine therapies looking at NHS infrastructure
1 December 2016
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Open call for topics for scrutiny: #MyScienceInquiry
Science and Technology Committee invites suggestions for future inquiries
1 December 2016
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Department of Health questioned on Antimicrobial resistance
Science and Technology Committee examine the Department of Health's latest ‘progress report' and the review by Lord O'Neill on AMR
30 November 2016
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Closing the STEM skills gap inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committtee launch inquiry on closing the STEM skills gap
29 November 2016
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Genomics and genome-editing inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launch inquiry into genomics and genome-editing
25 November 2016
Total results 385 (page 14 of 20)