Policy and media

Providing professional advice to Parliament, Government, the European Union and other agencies within the Institution's areas of expertise.

IET expertise

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Our expertise

Offering unbiased, independent, evidence based policy advice.

Media centre

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Media centre

The Media Centre is the main source of information for journalists and a resource for members.

Collaboration with other bodies

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The engineering profession speaking with one voice on key issues relating to engineering.

IET as a thought leader

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Thought leadership

Strengthening the debate between engineers, policy-makers and wider society on technology solutions for 21st Century global issues.

Press releases

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View press releases

IET corporate news and activities, plus comment and reaction on engineering and technology issues.

Current consultations

Completing GCSE and A level reform
Under consultation until 25 September 2014

Careers guidance for young people - follow up
Under consultation until 05 September 2014

Motoring of the future
Under consultation until 31 July 2014

Key topics

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Key topics

Key topics offer summaries of the IET’s positions on many of the most important policy topics.

Dispute administration

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Dispute Resolution Service

The IET serves the specialist requirements of the legal profession by nominating expert witnesses to present technical information in court.


List of IET factfiles with abstracts


Providing unbiased information for members, teachers, students and the general public.