Scientific APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To be a primary focus for scientific and technological issues, providing a long-term liaison between parliamentarians and scientific bodies, science-based industry and the academic world.

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Recent Documents related to Scientific

1. Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals, Great Britain: 2018
18/07/2019 - Home Office
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Found: Animals Great Britain 201HC annual-statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-2018-print.pdf 111/07/2019

2. Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals, Great Britain: 2018
18/07/2019 - Home Office
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Found: Animals Great Britain 201HC annual-statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-2018-print.pdf 111/07/2019

3. Statement by International Scientific Advisers ahead of COP26
28/10/2021 - Government Office for Science
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Found: Statement by International Scientific Advisers ahead of COP26 Senior scientific advisers from around

4. Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals, Great Britain: 2019
16/07/2020 - Home Office
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Found: National Statistics Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals, Great Britain:

5. Great Britain nutrition and health claims (NHC) register
12/01/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Reasons for non-authorisation Health relationship Scientific Opinion Reference Regulation Status Entry Id

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Recent Speeches related to Scientific

1. Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
28/04/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: details of the membership and attendees of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) that have - Speech Link
2: membership body. Only the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser and the Chief Medical Officer can talk - Speech Link
3: restrictions. Will the Government publish the scientific advice on which their decisions are based? How - Speech Link

2. Social Distancing: 2 Metre Rule
15/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: ensure it reflects the latest advice from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and the latest - Speech Link
2: rigorous scientific assessment; quite the reverse. What I asked the Prime Minister for was a scientific review - Speech Link
3: exactly one of the things that we will look at—scientific and medical evidence, but economic evidence too - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: Schools
14/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: We continue to follow the best medical and scientific advice, and we believe that this phased return - Speech Link
2: Committee, the Department for Education’s own chief scientific adviser revealed that he had not made an assessment - Speech Link
3: on 1 June is anticipated on the basis of the scientific evidence, but matters are under constant review - Speech Link

4. Environment (Legislative Functions from Directives) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
15/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: methods for noise indicators in the light of scientific and technical progress. Under this instrument - Speech Link
2: “if appropriate to do so as a result of scientific and technical progress”.However, that - Speech Link

5. Environment and Wildlife (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
03/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: in August 2019, the UK used its world-leading scientific and technical expertise to play a pivotal role - Speech Link
2: remove references to the “committee” and the “scientific review group”. Other parts of the regulations - Speech Link
3: the loss of collaboration mechanisms with other scientific bodies. ClientEarth posed some questions to Defra - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Scientific
1. Scientific Review Group
asked by: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
17/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what relationship they plan to have with the EU's Scientific Review Group after 1 January 2021.

2. Government Chief Scientific Adviser
asked by: Greg Clark
25/03/2021
... (c) 1 September 2020 to 30 November 2020 and (d) 1 December 2020 to 28 February 2021.

3. Treasury: Chief Scientific Advisers
asked by: Greg Clark
24/03/2021
... (c) 1 September 2020 to 30 November 2020 and (d) 1 December 2020 to 28 February 2021.

4. Chief Scientific Advisers: Mathematics
asked by: Stephen Metcalfe
08/11/2021
... whether he plans to appoint a Chief Mathematical Adviser.

5. Chief Scientific Advisers: Mathematics
asked by: Stephen Metcalfe
09/11/2021
... how many of the Government’s Chief Scientists have a mathematical background; and if will provide information on the academic backgrounds of the Government’s Chief Scientists.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Willis of Knaresborough Portrait
Lord Willis of Knaresborough
Honorary Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Engineering , Medical Research
Lord Broers Portrait
Lord Broers
President
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 5th November 2019
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice-President
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 5th November 2019
70 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Metcalfe MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7009.

Email: stephen.metcalfe.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Karen Smith, Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, 1 Lych Gate Walk, Hayes UB3 2NN . Tel: 07561 684426

Email: office@scienceinparliament.org.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.scienceinparliament.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Scientific APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
7 Apr 2021
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£5,000
Date
6 Apr 2021
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£5,000
Date
31 Mar 2021
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£5,000
Date
31 Mar 2021
Source
Oxford University
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Mar 2021
Source
Institute for Biomedical Science
Value
£1,666
Date
24 Mar 2021
Source
The Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
22 Mar 2021
Source
Nutrition Society
Value
£5,000
Date
21 Mar 2021
Source
UKRI
Value
£5,000
Date
11 Nov 2020
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Sep 2020
Source
Biotherapy Services Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Sep 2020
Source
Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
15 Jul 2020
Source
University of Oxford
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Apr 2020
Source
Dyson
Value
£6,000
Date
27 Apr 2020
Source
SCI
Value
£2,500
Date
15 Apr 2020
Source
University of Warwick
Value
£6,000
Date
15 Apr 2020
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£5,000
Date
31 Mar 2020
Source
Nutrition Society
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Mar 2020
Source
Royal Academy of Engineering
Value
£5,000
Date
20 Mar 2020
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Date
20 Mar 2020
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£5,000
Date
27 Feb 2020
Source
UKRI
Value
£5,000
Date
27 May 2019
Source
Royal Society of Biology
Value
£5,000
Date
1 Apr 2019
Source
Warwick Manufacturing Group
Value
£6,000
Date
15 Mar 2019
Source
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Value
£5,000
Date
8 Mar 2019
Source
Society of Chemical Industry
Value
£2,500
Date
6 Mar 2019
Source
Royal Academy of Engineering
Value
£5,000
Date
27 Feb 2019
Source
University of Oxford
Value
£5,000
Date
15 Feb 2019
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Date
13 Feb 2019
Source
Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Jun 2018
Source
Nutrition Society
Value
£5,000
Date
19 Jun 2018
Source
Royal Society of Biology
Value
£5,000
Date
23 Apr 2018
Source
University of Warwick
Value
£6,000
Date
6 Apr 2018
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£5,000
Date
3 Apr 2018
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£5,000
Date
23 Mar 2018
Source
Society of Chemical Industry
Value
£2,500
Date
20 Mar 2018
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£5,000
Date
19 Mar 2018
Source
Royal Academy of Engineering
Value
£5,000
Date
7 Mar 2018
Source
University of Oxford
Value
£5,000
Date
2 Mar 2018
Source
EPSRC
Value
£4,500
Date
28 Feb 2018
Source
Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
26 Feb 2018
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Date
31 Mar 2017
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Date
15 Mar 2017
Source
ESPRC
Value
£4,500
Date
1 Mar 2017
Source
University of Oxford
Value
£5,000
Date
23 Feb 2017
Source
SCI Currency
Value
£2,500
Date
14 Feb 2017
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Nov 2016
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Nov 2016
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Nov 2016
Source
Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
22 Nov 2016
Source
Royal Academy of Engineering
Value
£5,000
Date
15 Nov 2016
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£5,000
Date
4 Nov 2016
Source
Physiological Society
Value
£5,000
Date
19 Jul 2016
Source
Royal Society of Biology
Value
£3,000
Date
24 Jun 2016
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£3,000
Date
31 Mar 2016
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Date
23 Mar 2016
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£3,000
Date
23 Mar 2016
Source
Oxford University
Value
£3,000
Date
21 Mar 2016
Source
Essar Oil UK
Value
£7,500
Date
10 Mar 2016
Source
Bank of England
Value
£3,000
Date
8 Mar 2016
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£3,000
Date
4 Mar 2016
Source
Physiological Sociey
Value
£3,000
Date
2 Jun 2015
Source
London Mathematical Society
Value
£3,000
Date
8 May 2015
Source
Royal Society of Chemistry
Value
£3,000
Date
17 Apr 2015
Source
Royal Society of Biology
Value
£3,000
Date
4 Mar 2015
Source
Institute of Physics
Value
£3,000
Date
18 Feb 2015
Source
Institute of Biomedical Science
Value
£2,500
Former APPG Officers
Lord Oxburgh Portrait
Lord Oxburgh
President
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Energy Studies
Tom Blenkinsop Portrait
Tom Blenkinsop
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships