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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.


List of IET factfiles with abstracts


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

2016 EU Referendum

2016 UK referendum on the EU

Supporting UK engineering following Brexit

The IET plans to ensure the voice of engineering is heard during the exit negotiations.

Collaboration with other bodies

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

Current consultations

The economics of UK energy policy
This consultation is awaiting approval

Government's Industrial Strategy
This consultation is awaiting approval

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 aids the legal profession by nominating expert witnesses to present technical information in court.

Press releases

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