The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, founded in 1939, is a major focus for scientific and technological issues providing a liaison between Parliamentarians and scientific bodies, science-based industry and the academic world.
Members of the Committee are encouraged to advertise their events on the Members’ News link above.
Monday 25th March 5.30pm – Palace of Westminster
“Nutritional Challenges for a growing and ageing population”
(This will be held in partnership with the British Nutrition Society)
The UK’s Future Immigration System
By Robbie Lammas, Office of Stephen Metcalfe MP
▪ Freedom of Movement will end.
▪ New UK immigration rules will apply to EU and Non-EU nationals alike in a single system from 2021.
▪ Immigration will shift from quantity to quality.
▪ Cap on highly-skilled workers increased.
▪ No numerical cap on skilled workers.
▪ A Levels to be counted for skilled-workers.
▪ £30,000 salary threshold to manage skilled migration.
▪ Low-skilled immigration to reduce.
▪ Graduate stay-time after studies increased.
▪ The Government will consult on immigration changes through 2019.
▪ Immigration Bill required to implement changes.
▪ No sudden immigration changes under a ‘No Deal’
Into the deep – discovering our oceans
Sarah Miles, External Affairs Officer, Natural Environment Research Council
Science priorities for Brexit
Stephen Metcalfe, Chair of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, has published a statement outlining the priorities for the science community as we trigger Article 50 and start our Brexit negotiations.
STEM for BRITAIN
STEM for BRITAIN encourages, supports and promotes Britain’s early-career research scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians. They are the “engine-room” of development of UK research and R&D, and ultimately of UK plc.
UK research and innovation – Royal Society
Research and innovation takes place all over the UK. The Government’s Industrial Strategy commits to significantly increase investment in UK Research & Development (R&D) and reach a target of 2.4% of GDP by 2027, with a longer term goal of 3%.
Find out more about research and innovation in your area, where it takes place and how it is supported.
Full link is here: royalsociety.org/…/uk-research-and-innovation/