The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) is a significant part of the government’s commitment to spend £4.7 billion on research and development over four years. The ISCF also supports the ambitions set out in the government’s Industrial Strategy. UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), established in April 2018, is responsible for implementing the ISCF, which is … Read more
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
This report will cover government’s progress with securing access to potential vaccines and determining how they will be administered.
Transport is the UK’s largest source of carbon emissions and the bulk of these come from cars. Government wants people to switch to cars that do not emit carbon dioxide to eliminate emissions by 2050. By 2030, government wants between 50% and 70% of new cars to be ultra-low emission (plug in hybrids), and by … Read more
This investigation describes the scheme’s purpose and how it functions, performance to date, and how government manages value-for-money risks.
7 Oct 2020
The C&AG has reported on the 2019-20 accounts of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
1 Oct 2020
This report examines the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s management of the renegotiated contract in place with Cavendish Fluor Partnership.
1 Oct 2020
In June 2019, the government passed legislation committing it to achieving ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This means that the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions should be equal to or less than the emissions the UK removes from the environment either by the natural environment or carbon capture technologies. Achieving net zero will … Read more
This investigation examines the government’s response to the collapse of Thomas Cook.
19 Mar 2020
This report examines how effectively Ofgem has used electricity network price controls to protect consumers and achieve government’s environmental goals.
30 Jan 2020
This report examines whether the British Business Bank is improving access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises.
15 Jan 2020