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Science and Technology Committee (Lords)

Lords Select Committee

The Science and Technology Committee is appointed to consider science and technology. It does this principally through undertaking inquiries.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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1st Report - Long-duration energy storage: get on with it
Inquiry Long-duration energy storage
HL Paper 68
Report
Response to this report
Government response to Long-duration energy storage: get on with it
Government Response
2nd Report - The neglected pollutants: the effects of artificial light and noise on human health
Inquiry The effects of artificial light and noise on human health
HL Paper 232
Report
Response to this report
Government response to The neglected pollutants: the effects of artificial light and noise on human health
Government Response
1st Report - “Science and technology superpower”: more than a slogan?
Inquiry Delivering a UK science and technology strategy
HL Paper 47
Report
Response to this report
Government response to “Science and technology superpower”: more than a slogan?
Government Response
Letter from Rt Hon Robbie Moore MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, ref artificial light and noise response
Inquiry The effects of artificial light and noise on human health
Correspondence
Letter from Baroness Brown of Cambridge to Rt Hon Rebecca Pow MP, Minister for Nature, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, ref artifical light and noise response
Inquiry The effects of artificial light and noise on human health
Correspondence
3 August 2023 - Letter from Rt Hon Suella Braverman KC MP, Home Secretary, Home Office, ref visa policy for STEM talent
Inquiry People and skills in UK science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Correspondence

Oral evidence transcripts

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7 May 2024
Inquiry Long-duration energy storage
Witnesses Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, and Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
Oral Evidence
7 May 2024
Inquiry Engineering biology
Witnesses National Physical Laboratory, Food Standards Agency, and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)
Oral Evidence
21 May 2024
Inquiry Engineering biology
Witnesses Fiona Mischel (Director of International Outreach at SynBioBeta), Dr Mary Maxon (Executive Director at BioFutures, Schmidt Sciences), and Dr Hendrik Waegeman (Head of Business Operations at Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant)
Oral Evidence
Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (LES0046)
Inquiry Long-duration energy storage
Centrica plc (LES0045)
Inquiry Long-duration energy storage
Electricity System Operator (ESO) (LES0044)
Inquiry Long-duration energy storage

Contact us

  • Email: hlscience@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5750 (committee staff) | 020 7219 1692 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Science and Technology Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW