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Science and Technology Committee

The Science and Technology Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Government Office for Science and associated public bodies.

Current membership

Greg Clark MP (Conservative, Tunbridge Wells) (Chair)

Aaron Bell MP (Conservative, Newcastle-under-Lyme)

Dawn Butler MP (Labour, Brent Central)

Chris Clarkson MP (Conservative, Heywood and Middleton)

Katherine Fletcher MP (Conservative, South Ribble)

Andrew Griffith MP (Conservative, Arundel and South Downs)

Darren Jones MP (Labour, Bristol North West)

Mark Logan MP (Conservative, Bolton North East)

Carol Monaghan MP (Scottish National Party, Glasgow North West)

Graham Stringer MP (Labour, Blackley and Broughton)

Zarah Sultana MP (Labour, Coventry South)


The Committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO. No. 152. These are available on the internet via www.parliament.uk.


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Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/science and in print by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are: Masrur Ahmed (Second Clerk), Dr Harry Beeson (Committee Specialist), Dr Christopher Brown (Committee Specialist), Dr James Chandler (Committee Specialist), Emma Dobrzynski (Committee Operations Officer), Sonia Draper (Committee Operations Manager), Danielle Nash (Clerk), Robert Paddock (POST fellow), and Emily Pritchard (Senior Media and Communications Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Science and Technology Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general inquiries is: 020 7219 2793; the Committee’s e-mail address is: scitechcom@parliament.uk.

You can follow the Committee on Twitter using @CommonsSTC.

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