Policy paper

National measurement strategy, 2017 to 2020

This document sets out the strategy for the UK national measurement system.



This strategy sets out a framework for our national measurement system which provides UK industry with world-leading measurement science and technology.

The strategy focuses on 5 themes:

  • investing in a world-leading measurement infrastructure
  • ensuring good policy, standards and regulations
  • getting better connected to our users
  • improving the UK’s measurement skills
  • providing confidence in the intelligent use of data

See the related delivery plan.

Published 30 March 2017