Science and Technology  Committee - Ninth Report
Government horizon scanning

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 28 April 2014.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction


Our inquiry

2 Horizon scanning in government

The need for effective horizon scanning in government

Definitions and terminology

Centres of horizon scanning in government

Cross-government horizon scanning

Departmental horizon scanning

The Day review

3 A new way forward?

The Government's new horizon scanning programme

Areas for improvement

The role of the Government Office for Science (GO-Science)

Transparency and communication

External engagement

4 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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