Science and engineering intersect with Government and Parliamentary business in the day-to-day process of policy making and scrutiny, and in the responsive expert advice to inform action in emergencies. Science and engineering also impact on the work of every government department, from climate change, transport infrastructure and future cities, to education, national security and meeting the challenges of an ageing population.
CaSE wants to see an increasingly evidence-informed approach to policy making in the UK so that expertise, evidence and knowledge can be used towards making policies smarter and, ultimately, lives better.
11 February 2019
James Tooze reflects on his first appearance in front of a select committee.
29 June 2018
A long read from Naomi Weir on how the Home Office have handled Parliamentary scrutiny of the tier 2 cap. In short, they must do better.
12 February 2018
Richard Clubbe, Research and Policy Officer at Sense about Science, talks about a new report on how transparent the government is about the evidence behind policy and why it matters.
08 December 2017
Read our dossier compiling some of our members concerns and priorities for scientific regulations post-Brexit