Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex (EYI0055)
1.2. Much more effort is needed to identify how departments are using evidence for key policies and what more can be done to stimulate the demand for evidence. An important driver to improve the use of evidence would be for the Science and Technology Select Committee to work with relevant departmental Select Committees to conduce periodic “evidence checks” on early interventions (and potentially in other areas).
- Written evidence - http://data.parliament.uk/WrittenEvidence/CommitteeEvidence.svc/EvidenceDocument/Science%20and%20Technology/Evidencebased%20early%20years%20intervention/written/75299.html
- House of Commons Science and Technology report - https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmsctech/506/506.pdf