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The Committee agreed on 14 September 2011 to launch a new inquiry examining engineering in government: follow-up.
Terms of Reference
Engineering in government inquiry terms of reference.
The Committee published its report on 30 April 2012. Government response awaited.
15th Report - Engineering in government: follow-up to the 2009 report on Engineering: turning ideas into realityHC 1667 Volume I Report (PDF 1.30 MB)Volume II Additional (Unprinted) Written Evidence (PDF 287.75 KB)
In March 2009 the Science and Technology Committee published its report on Engineering: turning ideas into reality (PDF 82293 KB). The inquiry looked at four case studies: nuclear engineering, plastic electronics engineering, geoengineering and engineering in government. The engineering in Government case study examined how the Government used engineering advice and expertise in policy.
Science and Technology Committee to publish Government's response
MPs say engineering advice should be given higher profile
MPs to hear from Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Committee to take evidence exploring the relationship between the Government and engineering sectors
*Deadline for evidence 1 November*