UK Digests


A Digest of Debates, Questions and Answers on topics of scientific interest from both Houses of Parliament updated regularly when Parliament is sitting.

 2015-2016 Debates – 27 May to 9 July

2014-2015-Digest-13-Oct to 26-March 2015

2014-15 Digest updated to 12 September

Digest-Session-2013-2014 updated to 14 May end of session

Search the spreadsheet for items of interest. Then, to find the text of the debate, statement or oral question, visit select the relevant House (Commons or Lords)
There are two alternative routes:
By date – select relevant date, then Debates and Oral Answers/Westminster Hall (WH)/Written Statements (WS)/Written Answers (W). Click the Edit – Find button (top left of the screen) to search for the relevant column number.
Alternatively a search for the reference can be conducted using the Member’s name.

Since 13 October Written Questions and Answers have only been published on the parliamentary website. Each has a unique number. Visit enter the identifying number (UIN) and the question and answer should come up.

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