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Science and technology news from UK Parliament.

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Committee urges Prime Minister and Chancellor to protect science research funding
Lords Science and Technology Committee writes to the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer
26 March 2021
Cuts to scientific research would be “paradoxical”
The Science and Technology Committee calls for Prime Minister to turn his personal attention to resolving funding issues
23 March 2021
Evidence session: the role of hydrogen in achieving net zero
The Science and Technology Committee continues its inquiry into the role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero.
22 March 2021
Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 March 2021
Sir Patrick Vallance and Professor Chris Whitty questioned on easing covid-19 restrictions
Science and Technology Committee explores the scientific basis for the Government’s roadmap
04 March 2021
House of Lords Thursday debates
Members debate anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, hauliers and the space industry
04 March 2021
Dominic Cummings and Kwasi Kwarteng give evidence
The Science and Technology Committee will hear from the Former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State about the Government’s plans to establish a new research funding agency.
04 March 2021
Role of batteries and fuel cells in achieving Net Zero - inquiry launch
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is conducting an inquiry into the role of battery and fuel cell technologies in achieving the UK’s ambition to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
03 March 2021
Role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero examined
The Science and Technology Committee focus on the technical feasibility of hydrogen
25 February 2021
Academics questioned on the progress of the UK’s covid-19 vaccination programme
The Science and Technology Committee examines UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
22 February 2021
Government urged to deliver on its commitments for Queen’s Speech
Chair of the Liaison committee Sir Bernard Jenkin has written to Jacob Rees-Mogg on legislation awaiting time in the Government’s legislative programme.
19 February 2021
New UK Science Agency remains a 'brand in search of a product'
MPs from the Science and Technology Committee have urged the Government to give proposed 'UK ARPA' a clear purpose.
12 February 2021
Episode 3: LGBT+ History Month and healthy ageing
Lord Cashman joins the podcast to talk It's a Sin, co-founding Stonewall with colleagues including Sir Ian McKellen, and fighting for equality as a member of the Lords. Lord Patel discusses how we can improve healthy ageing through science.
10 February 2021
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