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assistive technology and the industrial strategy

Assistive Technology & the Industrial strategy

26th March 2018
The Government's Industrial Strategy, published late last year, is an ambitious plan to support UK industry to “boost the economy, build on the country’s strengths and embrace the opportunities of technological change”.
APSRG resource and waste strategy

Seminar: Resources & Waste Strategy - next steps for resource productivity

14th March 2018

This Seminar will bring together members of the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG) to discuss the key elements needed in the Resources and Waste Strategy, which is due to be published over the course of 2018.


Roundtable: Hydrogen and the Future of Gas

24th April 2018
This is an evidence session for Carbon Connect's inquiry Future Gas Series - Part 2: The Production of Low Carbon Gas.
Next steps for heat policy

Roundtable: Next Steps for Heat Policy

20th March 2018
Heat accounts for almost half of UK primary energy use and around a third of greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing the emissions associated with heating for domestic, commercial and industrial use will be essential if the UK is to meet its climate change targets.
Meeting the needs of patients now and in the future

Meeting the needs of patients now and in the future: how our evolving health care system is responding to the challenge

7th March 2018
This event is part of a programme of work led by NHS Providers, the Local Government Association, NHS Clinical Commissioners, and the NHS Confederation, to share the learning from the new care model vanguards.
Next steps for transport policy

Roundtable: The Clean Growth Strategy - Next Steps in the Transport Sector

6th March 2018
The aim of this event is to review what the implications of the Clean Growth Strategy are for the transport sector.
A Green Brexit - signs point in different directions

'Green' Brexit: One Year Countdown

20th March 2018
A year after the UK Government triggered Article 50 – and with one year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU – now is an opportune moment to reflect upon the achievements and failures of the past 12 months, and to renew our ambitions towards working to achieve a 'green' Brexit.

Angela Rayner, Lilian Greenwood and Gillian Keegan MP address the Skills Commission reception

Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Angela Rayner MP, and Conservative's Gillian Keegan addressed a reception held by the Skills Commission for its Spotlight On... series of research.

The research series focuses on struggling parts of the skills system, including young people who don't achieve passing grades, older workers, and apprenticeships and social mobility.

Government can support the UK’s leading digital economy to grow further

As we move into the era of the Internet of Things it is time to take stock of the energy and carbon cost of being increasingly on-line. High energy bills, new efficient ICT technologies, and regulations have kept the proportion of electricity used by ICT products and services in check. However, there is a risk that with a growing dependence on connected devices and digital technologies, energy efficiency gains will stall and our carbon footprint from using the net may soar.