The new Department of Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) was created one year ago as part of a departmental shakeup by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. Daniella Bennett Remington, Political Consultant for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, takes a look at what the Department has been up to in its first year and the legislation on its plate.
A one-stop guide to Sunak’s smoking ban plan, including the Tobacco and Vapes Bill and political insight. Download the Dods Political Intelligence report.
This Dods Political Intelligence report provides an outline of the key measures in the Bill along with a range of political and stakeholder reactions gathered ahead of the second reading of the legislation in the House of Commons.
This Dods EU Political Intelligence report provides an update on EU enlargement ahead of a key December European Council summit. Download now.
It’s that time of the year again when leaders and negotiating teams from nations big and small gather to discuss how to lower greenhouse gas emissions and prevent and mitigate damaging climate change. Dubai is hosting the 28th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP28. Here is a primer on COPs in general and this year’s edition in particular.
Which 20 MPs were successful in the Private Members’ Bill (PMB) ballot 2023, and what are their backgrounds and interests? Download the report.
A one-stop guide to the King’s Speech, including a breakdown of the planned bills and initial reaction from a range of relevant stakeholders. Download now.
On 26th October, the Energy Act 2023 became law. Announced as the most significant piece of legislation for the sector in a generation, it promises to support the UK’s transition to net zero, strengthen UK energy security and promote affordable energy bills for consumers in the long term. Industry bodies have warmly welcomed the act, saying it will lay the foundation for a modernised and low-carbon energy system underpinned by renewable generation.