UK Election 2015 – Education and Skills Briefing
01 Apr 2015
This briefing is one of a set of three briefing that were sent to each of the main political parties ahead of the 2015 General election. It outlines a series of actions linked to education and skills that we would like to see the next government take to strengthen science and engineering.
CaSE developed its positions in consultation with our members and the wider science and engineering community, through a series of Opinion Forum meetings in 2014. We have distilled the high level messages from these meetings to form the basis of our advocacy and campaigning work in the run-up to the election.
DSIT released a series of announcements as it marked its first anniversary on 9th February 2024. Below we take a look at some of these updates.
We look at the number of students who chose to take A-levels, Highers, and GCSEs in STEM-related subjects.
CaSE Deputy Executive Director Daniel Rathbone discussing increases to the immigration health surcharge, and additional cost for skilled workers wanting to live and work in the UK.
Planned increases to visa and immigration fees could undermine the UK’s ambitions for research and innovation.