Archive for January, 2018

Sam Gyimah is the new BEIS Minister with responsability for Agri-tech

    Sam Gyimah was appointed Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation (jointly with Department for Education) on 9 January. Among his areas of responsibility is agri-tech.

The Minister has been a Member of Parliament for the past 7 years. He has previously been Minister for Prisons and Probation, Minister for Childcare, the Minister for the Constitution, a Government Whip and Private Secretary to former Prime Minister David Cameron.

Government’s 25 year Environmental Plan

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/673203/25-year-environment-plan.pdf

Letter from HM Treasury on the Science Budget and Industrial Strategy 21 December 2017, clarifying some issues in the Industrial strategy

http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/science-technology/Correspondence/171221-Treasury-to-Chair-Science-Budget-and-Industrial-Strategy.pdf

The illusion of a concrete Britain

Interesting stats for Defra when looking at spreading CAP monies on sustainable environment

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42554635