Science in government

Guidance on the use of scientific evidence and advice in government.

Strategy and guidelines

Guidance for scientists and policy makers

Science and engineering reviews

The science and engineering assurance (SEA) programme reviews how effectively departments use scientific and analytical evidence in policy-making.

The SEA programme concluded at the end of 2012 following the review of HM Treasury. You can find all the completed reviews on the UK government Web Archive.

Published 7 November 2014
Last updated 18 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Guidance on legal liability added.

  2. First published.