Collection

Science in government

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

Strategy and guidelines

  1. Scientific advice to government: legal liability

    • 18 November 2014
    • Guidance
  2. Chief scientific advisers and their officials

    • 18 February 2015
    • Guidance
  3. Scientific advisory committees: code of practice

    • 22 November 2011
    • Guidance
  4. Scientific advice to government: principles

    • 24 March 2010
    • Guidance
  5. Universal ethical code for scientists

    • 12 September 2007
    • Guidance

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.

  1. HM Treasury: science and analysis assurance review

    • 27 August 2013
    • Corporate report