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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

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"

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’ 

Food Strategy

National Food Strategy

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

DEFRA

Air quality

Read the response from the University of Southampton | DEFRA consultation on Air quality: house coal, smokeless coal, manufactured solid fuels and wet wood| February 2018

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QAA Quality Code Consultation

​Read the response from the University of Southampton | The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) | December 2017

OfS Registration Fees

OfS Registration Fees

Read response from the University of Southampton | Department of Education Consultation | March 2017

Nurses

Reforming healthcare education

Reforming healthcare education funding: creating a sustainable future workforce | Nurses funding | June 2016 | Department of Health

HE BIll

Accelerated Courses

Accelerated Courses and Switching University or Degree | HE Bill | July 2016 | Department for Business. Innovation and Skills

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TEF

Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation | HE Bill | July 2016 | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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The IPP Sentence and Prisoner Families

Read the response from Dr Harry Annison, Associate Professor in Criminal Law and Criminology at Southampton Law School at the University of Southampton.

Maritime 2050

Maritime 2050 consultation

Read the response from the University of Southampton |Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) Department for Transport | May 2018

Nurses

Reforming healthcare education

Reforming healthcare education funding: creating a sustainable future workforce | Nurses funding | June 2016 | Department of Health

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