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Public Policy|Southampton monitor consultations by Parliament, Government Departments and their Agencies as well as Parliamentary Select Committees matching calls for evidence with expertise from the University of Southampton to support evidence-based policymaking.

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Current featured consultation responses

Ship

Amendment to MGN535 passenger ships code

Richard Coles of the University of Southampton, has submitted a response to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency consultation on Amendment to MGN 535 on the small seagoing passenger ships code.

Automated Vehicle

The Future of automated mobility in the UK

Prof. Gopal Ramchurn, Francesco D'Amore, Seyed Toliyat, Dr Wassim Dbouk, Dr Enrico Gerding, Dr Richard Gomer and Dr Seb Stein respond to the BEIS consultation on The future of automated mobility in the UK.

Parole

Root and Branch review of the parole system

Dr Harry Annison, Associate Professor in Criminal Law at the University of Southampton, has submitted a response to the Ministry of Justice's consultation on Root and Branch review of the parole system.

Climate Change

New Zealand's Climate Change

Dr Ben Anderson of the University of Southampton, recently submitted a response to the New Zealand Climate Change Comission's Consultation.

Women's Health Strategy

Women's Health Strategy

UoS academics have submitted a response to the Health and Social Care Committee's inquiry into women's health strategy.

Tax Relief

R&D Tax Relief

Dr Hosam Al Kaddour, Prof. Collins Ntim and Prof. Ven Tauringana from the Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton, have responded to the HMRC consultation on R&D Tax Reliefs.

Environment

Environmental Principles

Dr Wassim Dbouk, Marine and Maritime Policy Officer from the University of Southampton has submitted a response to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs consultation on Environmental Principles.

Fatty Food

Restricting promotions of products high in fat

Read the response from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton to the Department of Health and Social Care on Restricting promotions of food and drink that is high in fat, sugar and salt.

Pregnant woman

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Read the response from Prof Fiona Woollard, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton, to the call from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence.

Fishing Boat

Post-Brexit management of fisheries

Read the responses from Prof. Paul Kemp, Professor of Ecological Engineering at the University of Southampton, to three DEFRA calls for evidence on post-Brexit management of fisheries.

Higher Education

English Higher Education Sector

Read the response from Claire Atkins and Prof Alex Neill, on the integrity and stability of the English higher education sector.

Southampton Air Quality

Outdoor air quality in Southampton

An analysis  of changes in outdoor air quality in Southampton during the COVID-19 outbreak from Dr Ben Anderson, Principal Research Fellow within the ECC Division of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Carbon Budget

The 6th Carbon Budget and Welsh emissions targets

Read the response from Dr Ben Anderson, Principal Research Fellow within the Energy & Climate Change Division of Engineering and Physical Sciences, to the call from the Committee on Climate Change.

Ofgem

Ofgem: Significant Code Review

Read the response from Dr Ben Anderson, Principal Research Fellow within the ECC Division of Engineering and Physical Sciences, to the call on "Access and Forward-Looking Charges Significant Code Review".

Vulnerable Girl

Violence against Women and Girls

Laura Bea, Policy Fellow at Public Policy Southampton responds to the Home Office consultation on Violence against Women and Girls

Food Strategy

National Food Strategy

Read the response from Dr Callum Highmore and Professor Bill Keevil, providing advice on chlorine treatment during food processing.

National Minimum Wage

2021 National Minimum Wage

Written evidence from Dr Krishanthi Vithana, Prof Yehuda Baruch, and Prof Collins Ntim, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton; and Dr Zhifang Zhang, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.

Chlamydia

National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP)

Read the response from Ian Clarke, Prof of Molecular Microbiology; and Dr Colette O'Neill, Postdoc Researcher, University of Southampton, expressing their opinion surrounding the the NCSP policy update.

Food Bank

National Food Strategy

Read the response from Dr Dianna Smith, University of Southampton, addressing ‘The need for a consistent approach to providing equitable food access’.

Food Strategy

National Food Strategy

Read the response from Dr Emma Roe addressing ‘Designing a market that enables higher standard, domestic food products to flourish in relation to food animal health and welfare’.

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Parliament

Parliamentary Responses

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