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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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Chair of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation questioned
Science and Technology Committee seeks information on the initial priorities of the Centre
5 February 2019
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Social media companies must be subject to legal ‘duty of care'
Science and Technology Committee publish report on the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health
31 January 2019
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Science Minister questioned on priorities in new role
Science and Technology Committee examines Brexit, Science and Innovation and the Work of the Science Minister
30 January 2019
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Universities lack of transparency on clinical trials ‘deeply disappointing'
Science and Technology Committee writes to over forty UK universities
24 January 2019
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MPs seek assurances on security of UK communications infrastructure
Chair writes to Government Ministers and Huawei
23 January 2019
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Japanese Knotweed and the built environment examined by Committee
Science and Technology Committee hears from professionals mortgage lenders, surveyors and others
22 January 2019
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Committee hears suggestions for new inquiries
Science and Technology Committee holds evidence session for My Science Inquiry
21 January 2019
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Committee on Climate Change questioned
Science and Technology Committee examines technologies for meeting clean growth emissions reduction targets
10 January 2019
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Committee examines evidence on the use of technology within Governments
Science and Technology Committee continues its inquiry into Digital Governments
8 January 2019
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Brexit, Science and Innovation: Preparations for 'No-Deal' inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee explores what will ‘No Deal' mean for science and innovation?
19 December 2018
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Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending examined
Science and Technology Committee continues its inquiry into the Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending
18 December 2018
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Work of the Science Minister and Government Chief Scientific Adviser examined
Science and Technology Committee questions the new GCSA about his aims in the role
11 December 2018
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MPs encourage Government to fully explore potential of quantum technologies
Science and Technology Committee report on Quantum Technologies published
6 December 2018
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MPs support action to reduce energy drink consumption among children
Science and Technology Committee report on Energy drinks and children published
4 December 2018
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Committee explore how digital Government can improve Government-citizen relations
Science and Technology Committee focuses on how digital Government can improve Government-citizen relations
4 December 2018
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Committee asks for twitter questions for session with the Minister
Science and Technology Committee asks for your twitter questions for evidence session with the Science Minister, Sam Gyimah
28 November 2018
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Committee explores the UK Government Digital Service
Science and Technology Commmittee examines the creation of the Government Digital Service and as its initial strategies and objectives
27 November 2018
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Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending examined
Science and Technology Committee explore issues including international comparisons of R&D spending and the regional distribution of investment
20 November 2018
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Japanese Knotweed and the built environment inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee ask for written submissions and are also interested to hear from the public about their experiences of Japanese Knotweed
19 November 2018
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MPs call for national early intervention strategy
Science and Technology Committee publishes evidence-based early years intervention report
14 November 2018
Total results 388 (page 8 of 20)