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Policy submissions for 2019:

Ref. No. Title Status
S1098 Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system Submitted on 31 July 2019 to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 
S1107 Designing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Submitted on 12 July 2019 to BEIS
S1099 Defragmentation of spectrum holdings in the 3.4-3.8 GHz band Submitted on 12 July 2019 to OFCOM
S1100 National Data Strategy Submitted on 12 July 2019 to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
S1080 Aviation 2050 Submitted on 20 June 2019 to the Department for Transport
S1097 Consultation on regulatory proposals on consumer IoT security Submitted on 19 June 2019 to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
S1095 Regional investment and growth Submitted on 4 June 2019 to BEIS Select Committee 
S1096 Dynamic Regulation to Enable Digitalisation of the Energy System Submitted on 14 May 2019 to the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)
S1085 Call for Evidence issued by the new Infrastructure Commission for Scotland Submitted on 3 May 2019 to the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland
S1090 Award of the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz spectrum bands Submitted on 19 March 2019 to OFCOM
S1089 RIIO-2 Sector Specific Methodology Consultation Submitted on 14 March 2019 to OFGEM
S1088  Statement of Strategic Priorities for telecommunications, the management of radio spectrum and postal services Submitted on 13 March 2019 to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
S1091 Enabling opportunities for innovation Submitted on 12 March 2019 to OFCOM
S1093 Clean Growth – Transforming Heating overview of Current Evidence Submitted on 22 February 2019 to  the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
S1081
Brexit, Science and Innovation: Preparations for 'No-Deal' Submitted on 23 January 2019 to the Science and Technology Comittee
S1082 Energy efficiency Submitted on 17 January 2019 to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
S1092 / S1092a Encouraging Innovation in the Regulated Utilities Submitted on 15 January 2019 to HM Treasury

Policy submissions for 2018:

Ref. No Title Status
S1077 Technologies for clean growth Submitted on 29 November 2018 to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
S1075 The NAO’s review of the Government’s smart meter rollout programme Submitted on 21 August 2018 to the National Audit Office
S1061 The challenges posed and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution Submitted on 21 June 2018 to House of Commons Education Select Committee
S1059 Barriers to work experience Submitted on 18 June 2018 to British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee
S1060 Industrial Strategy: Sector Deals and Productivity Submitted on 07 June 2018 to Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
S1057 Review of Post-18 Education and Funding: Call for Evidence Submitted on 02 May 2018 to Department for Education
S1056 Government's Industrial Strategy and impact on UK productivity Submitted on 26 January 2018 to House of Commons BEIS Select Committee
S1052 Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure Submitted on 12 January 2018 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1048 The cost of energy - Helm Review Submitted on 05 January 2018 to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Policy submissions for 2017:

Ref. No Title Status
S1053 Electric Vehicles: Developing the Market and Infrastructure Submitted on 03 November 2017 to Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee
S1050 Consultation on the the future of transport Submitted on 31 October 2017 to London Assembly
S1054 Ofgem’s Research Hub Submitted on 10 October 2017 to OFGEM
S1051 Scottish Energy Strategy: the future of energy in Scotland Submitted on 30 May 2017 to Scottish Government
S1047 NIC national infrastructure assessment Submitted on 10 March 2017 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1045 Future arrangements for the electricity system operator: its role and structure Submitted on 10 March 2017 to OFGEM
S1044 Industry Code Governance Submitted on 31 January 2017 to OFGEM
S1043 Call for evidence a smart, flexible energy system Submitted on 12 January 2017 to OFGEM

Policy submissions for 2016:

Ref. No Title Status
S1039 Improving consumer access to mobile services at 3.6 GHz to 3.8 GHz Submitted on 10 November 2016 to Ofcom
S1042 Emergency services communications inquiry Submitted on 08 November 2016 to Public Accounts Select Committee
S1040a National Infrastructure Commission - Call for ideas Submitted on 02 November 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1040 National Infrastructure Commission - Call for ideas Submitted on 02 November 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1038 Driverless vehicles Submitted on 24 October 2016 to House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee
S1041 Review of the General Conditions of Entitlement Submitted on 11 October 2016 to OFCOM
S1037 The economics of UK energy policy Submitted on 29 September 2016 to House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee
S1036 Government's Industrial Strategy Submitted on 27 September 2016 to House of Commons BIS Select Committee
S1035 UK testing ecosystem for connected and autonomous vehicles Submitted on 29 July 2016 to Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (C-CAV)
S1033 National Infrastructure Commission 5G call for evidence Submitted on 06 July 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1034 Designing the broadband universal service obligation - Call for inputs Submitted on 22 June 2016 to OFCOM
S1049 The Electricity Sector in Northern Ireland Submitted on 14 June 2016 to Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
S1032 National Innovation Plan Submitted on 18 May 2016 to BIS
S1029 Powerhouse and Engines Submitted on 06 May 2016 to Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee
S1030 Network Rail's Investment Programme - The Hendy Report Submitted on 17 March 2016 to Department for Transport
S1031 National Infrastructure Commissions consultation on the governance of the NIC Submitted on 17 March 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1028 The renewable energy sector in Scotland Submitted on 22 February 2016 to Scottish Affairs Select Committee
S1026b National infrastructure consultation (energy) Submitted on 22 January 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1026a
National infrastructure consultation (transport) Submitted on 18 January 2016 to National Infrastructure Commission
S1027 Green Paper on Higher education: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice Submitted on 14 January 2016 to Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

Policy submissions for 2015:

Ref. No Title Status
S1025 Exports and the role of UKTI Submitted on 10 December 2015 to Department of Business, Innovation and Skills consultation
S1023 Investor confidence in the UK energy sector inquiry Submitted on 06 November 2015 to House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee
S1024 Low carbon network infrastructure Submitted on 02 November 2015 to the House of Commons Energy and Climate Select Change Committee
S1022 Home energy efficiency and demand reduction inquiry Submitted on 16 October 2015 to House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change Committee
S1021 BBC Charter review Submitted on 08 October 2015 to Department of Culture, Media and Sport
S1017 Scottish Parliament inquiry into the EU referendum and EU reform Submitted on 09 September 2015 to European and External Relations Committee of the Scottish Parliament
S1018 Big data dilemma Submitted on 03 September 2015 to House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
S1020 Inquiry into the Science Budget Submitted on 26 August 2015 to House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
S1016 ECC priorities for holding Government to account Submitted on 12 August 2015 to House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change Committee
S1015 Improving mobile communications to UK rail passengers Submitted on 10 July 2015 to Department for Transport
S1014 Ofgem consultation on Further Review of Industry Code Governance Submitted on 25 June 2015 to Ofgem
S1012 Review of the 2011 EU White Paper on transport Submitted on 02 June 2015 to European Union
S1011 Ofgem consultation on non-traditional business models: supporting transformative change in the energy market Submitted on 18 May 2015 to Ofgem
S1013 Nurse Review of Research Councils Submitted on 17 April 2015 to Dept for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)
S1010 Dowling Review – Call for evidence Submitted on 05 March 2015 to Royal Academy of Engineering
S1009 CEER consultation on the future role of Electricity Distribution System Operators (DSOs) Submitted on 25 February 2015 to Council of European Energy Regulators
S1000 Increasing the UK's long term aviation capacity Submitted on 02 February 2015 to Airports Commission
S1008 Public Sector Spectrum Release (PSSR) - Award of the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands Submitted on 23 January 2015 to OFCOM
S1007 Input to HSE on updating HSG141 Electrical Safety on Construction Sites Submitted on 16 January 2015 to Health and Safety Executive (HSE)