Welcome to the Science and Technology Committee's website. The Committee scrutinises the Government Office for Science (GO-Science), which is a “semi-autonomous organisation” based within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The Committee has a broad remit and can examine the activities of departments where they have implications for, or made use of, science, engineering, technology and research.
Special Report to be published Tuesday 19 July 2011
Forestry community, funders of research and the Government before science and technology committees
Committee hearing evidence on the tendering exercise for an x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy service won by the University of Newcastle and lost by Daresbury Laboratory
No business announced for today
Parliament's video and audio channel carries live and archived coverage of proceedings including PMQs, debates and committee meetings in both Houses.
Much of the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords takes place in committees, which examine issues in detail, from government policy to proposed new laws.
Detailed guidance for individuals and organisations giving written or oral evidence to House of Commons Select Committees.
This short video puts the role of Select Committees under the microscope as MPs and Members of the Lords explain how they hold the Government to account.