Research and innovation
Research and innovation news from UK Parliament.
Comment: Science and Technology Committee Chair responds to Innovation Strategy
Greg Clark MP has responded to the Government’s Innovation Strategy
22 July 2021
Science and Technology Committee publish findings of UKRI Chair pre-appointment hearing
MPs publish their report
02 July 2021
Health Secretary answers questions on the Government’s handling of the pandemic
Matt Hancock MP answers questions from MPs on the Government's handling of the covid-19 pandemic
04 June 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 18 May 2021
The Petitions Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 13 May 2021, had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also considered a number of e-petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
19 May 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 27 April 2021
The Committee has considered all e-petitions which had, before 22 April 2021, had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, e-petitions that had received a revised response, and public petitions. The Committee also considered a number of e-petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
17 May 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
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
Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 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
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