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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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'Boaty McBoatface' competition examined with NERC representatives
Science and Technology Committee questions representatives of Natural Environment Research Council on 'Boaty McBoatface'
5 May 2016
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MPs welcome Government 'pause' on anti-lobbying
Science and Technology Committee responds to Business Secretary about Government grant conditions and lobbying
4 May 2016
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Smart metering of electricity and gas examined
Science and Technology Committee questions academics and technical experts on smart meters
28 April 2016
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Government agree to set up 'Council of Data Ethics'
Science and Technology Committee publishes Government Response to report on the big data dilemma
26 April 2016
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Academics and businesses questioned on graphene technology
Science and Technology Committee holds evidence session on graphene
21 April 2016
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Forensic Science Regulator: Committee writes to Policing Minister
Science and Technology Committee publishes letter to Minister for Policing about Forensic Science Strategy
21 April 2016
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Impact of EU regulation on UK life sciences further examined
Science and Technology Committee questions medical charities, regulatory sector and Government on life sciences
19 April 2016
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UK lessons from Ebola: Government publishes response to report
Science and Technology Committee receives Government response to 'Science in emergencies: UK lessons from Ebola' report
15 April 2016
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Forensic Science Strategy scrutinised
Science and Technology Committee questions organisations affected by the Forensic Science Strategy
6 April 2016
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Science in emergencies inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launches inquiry on science advice for CBRN incidents
5 April 2016
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Regenerative medicine inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launches inquiry into regenerative medicine
5 April 2016
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Second online 'evidence check' forum launched
Science and Technology Committee asks public and experts to scrutinise three Government-provided evidence papers
24 March 2016
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Robotics and artificial intelligence inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launches its inquiry on robotics and artificial intelligence
24 March 2016
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Science communication inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launches inquiry on public awareness of – and engagement in – science
23 March 2016
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Graphene inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee launches its inquiry on graphene
23 March 2016
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Inquiry into smart meters launched
Science and Technology Committee launches inquiry into the Government's policy on smart meters
18 March 2016
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Concerns raised about 'anti-lobbying' clause in research grants
Science and Technology Committee writes to Business Secretary about Government grant conditions and lobbying
17 March 2016
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Impact of EU regulation on UK life sciences examined
Science and Technology Committee questions business and research stakeholders in UK life sciences
16 March 2016
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Forensic Science Strategy inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee announces inquiry on Forensic Science Strategy
16 March 2016
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Space policy, spectrum regulation and use of satellite data examined
Science and Technology Committee questions Minister, UK Space Agency, Ofcom and Ordnance Survey
15 March 2016
Total results 385 (page 17 of 20)