Science and Technology in Parliament

During my time Parliament, after constituency work, one of my key focuses has been the promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in all its guises across Parliament.

I have sat on the Science, Innovation and Technology Select Committee every week - scrutinising Government policy and carrying out inquiries into quantum technologies, fusion energy, nuclear energy, artificial intelligence and the list goes on.

I have also chaired the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee which the oldest All-Party Parliamentary Group in Parliament, having been founded in 1939. It publishes a quarterly magazine called Science in Parliament.

I have also co-chaired the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence since its creation in 2017.

I am a big advocate of increasing participation in STEM and, to this end, sponsor The Big Bang Competition and The Big Bang Fair in Parliament each year. 

Awards and recognitions for Science and Technology: