Research

Calls for evidence

29 Nov

Government consultation: Good work plan - proposals to support families

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are seeking views on proposals to better support parents to balance work and family life. 

31 Dec

Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry

The inquiry will examine the development of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, and the potential impact these could have in the worlds of sport, entertainment and news. The inquiry will also look at how the addictive nature of some technologies can affect users’ engagement with gaming and social media, particularly amongst younger people.

31 Dec

POSTnotes

POSTnotes are short summaries of public policy issues based on reviews of the research literature and interviews with stakeholders from across academia, industry, government and the third sector. POSTnotes are often produced proactively, so that parliamentarians have advance knowledge of key issues before they reach the top of the political agenda. 

A variety of POSTnotes are worked on at any one time, covering a range of issues.