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Graduate Visas – Letters to the Home Secretary and Shadow Home Secretary
16 May 2024

CaSE has written to the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, and the Shadow Home Secretary, the Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, to encourage them to support a recommendation to retain the graduate visa route.

Cross sector call for the UK to be a leading country in the G7 on R&D investment
26 March 2024

CaSE in collaboration with 30 other leaders of the UK R&D sector, have issued a joint statement of our united position on the importance of R&D for the UK.

Letter to The Times on visa costs
08 August 2023

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.

CaSE writes to the new PM Liz Truss
07 September 2022

Following her appointment yesterday CaSE has written to the new Prime Minister urging her to put science and innovation at the heart of the UK’s future.

CaSE calls on government to make association with EU research programmes a priority
22 December 2021

CaSE and other organisations wrote to the Chief Negotiator to the EU urging him to reach a political agreement so that the UK can fully take part in EU research programmes.

Open Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Investing in R&D
13 October 2021

CaSE has joined 32 other leading organisations to call on the Chancellor to use the upcoming Spending Review to commit to delivering £22bn of public investment in R&D by 2024/25.

CaSE letter in The Times
14 May 2021

A letter to the Times from Professor Sarah Main on the Queen’s speech and CaSE’s latest report

Devolved Elections 2021 – Letters to Leaders
26 April 2021

CaSE has written to the leaders of the political parties in Scotland and Wales, inviting them to embrace the opportunities offered by science and engineering

UK Local Elections 2021
26 April 2021

CaSE has written to candidates in the regional mayoral elections, inviting them to embrace the opportunities offered by science and engineering

CaSE letter to Chair of Commons S&T Committee
04 December 2020

CaSE has written to Greg Clark to ask his Committee to assess the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on research-intensive businesses in the UK

Put R&D at the heart of ‘levelling-up ‘agenda, CaSE tells Minister
09 November 2020

CaSE has written to the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, highlighting the importance of structural funding to drive forwards the Government’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda by supporting R&D.

Election response 2019: Liberal Democrats
09 December 2019

Read the Liberal Democrat’s response to CaSE’s letter, setting out the party’s commitments that are relevant to science and engineering