MPs to Watch

CaSE has drawn up a list of those MPs with an interest or background in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) in Parliament. We are currently working with many of these MPs and urging them to engage with science and engineering issues.  If you wish to give us any feedback on the list please get in touch.


Name Party STEM Interest/Background
Adam Afriyie Conservative Chairman of POST
David Amess Conservative Technology HE
Steve Baker Conservative Computer Science HE
Gavin Barwell Conservative Former S&T Committee
Margaret Beckett Labour Technology HE
Anne Begg Labour Interest in genetics
Andrew Bingham Conservative Engineering industry
Nicola Blackwood Conservative Interests include science, universities and the environment
Crispin Blunt Conservative Technology HE
Karen Bradley Conservative Maths HE
Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Physics HE
Angie Bray Conservative Genetics HE
Julian Brazier Conservative Maths HE
Kevin Brennan Labour Shadow Schools Minister
Martin Caton Labour Biology HE. Former researcher.
Therese Coffey Conservative POST Board member. Chemistry PhD
Michael Connarty Labour POST Board member
Stella Creasy Labour Psychology HE
Jim Cunningham Labour Interests include innovation and skills, industrial relations
David Davis Conservative Molecular/Computer Science HE
John Denham Labour Chemistry HE
Caroline Dinenage Conservative All Party Parliamentary Group for Maths and Numeracy (Co-Chair)
Brian Donohoe Labour Engineering HE
Jim Dowd Labour S&T Committee & former engineer
Tobias Ellwood Conservative Technology HE
Charles Elphicke Conservative Career in Pharmaceutical Research
Bill Esterton Labour Maths and Philosophy HE
Graham Evans Conservative Worked for STEM companies
Robert Flello Labour Chemistry HE
Paul Flynn Labour Former Chemist
Don Foster Liberal Democrat Physics HE
Andrew Gwynne Labour Technology HE
Alan Haselhurst Conservative Head of Pharmacy Firm
David Heath Liberal Democrat S&T Committee
John Hemming Liberal Democrat Physics HE
Mark Hendrick Labour Computer Science HE
Julie Hilling Labour Chemistry HE
Jim Hood Labour Mechanical Engineering background
Kelvin Hopkins Labour Maths HE
George Howarth Labour Trained as an engineer
Julian Huppert Liberal Democrat POST Board member. Chemistry PhD and former researcher
Naomi Long Alliance Party of Northern Ireland Civil Engineering HE
Peter Luff Conservative Introduced  ‘Science, Technology and Engineering (Schools Careers Information)’ Bill
Angus MacNeil SNP Engineering HE
Khalid Mahmood Labour Engineering HE
Gordon Marsden Labour Former S&T Committee
Gregg McClymont Labour Former S&T Committee
Alasdair McDonnell SDLP Interests include urban renewal, information technology and biotechnology
Stephen McPartland Conservative POST Board member
Stephen Metcalfe Conservative S&T Committee
Andrew Miller Labour Chair of S&T Committee. POST Board member
David Morris Conservative S&T Committee
Stephen Mosley Conservative S&T Committee
David Mowat Conservative POST Board member. Engineering background
George Mudie Labour Former engineer
Ian Murray Labour Shadow Trade and Investment Minister
Pamela Nash Labour S&T Committee
Sarah Newton Conservative S&T Committee. POST Board member.
Chi Onwurah Labour POST Board member. Engineering HE
Alan Reid Liberal Democrat Maths HE
Jonathan Reynolds Labour Former S&T Committee
John Robertson Labour Former Engineer
Joan Ruddock Labour Chemistry HE
Barry Sheerman Labour All Party Parliamentary Group for Maths and Numeracy (Co-Chair)
Alec Shelbrooke Conservative Mechanical Engineer career
Graham Stringer Labour S&T Committee
Ian Swales Liberal Democrat Chemical Engineer
Stephen Timms Labour Maths HE
David Tredinnick Conservative S&T Committee
Valerie Vaz Labour Biochemistry HE
Alan Whitehead Labour Energy & Climate Change Select Committee
Hywel Williams Plaid Cymru S&T Committee
Roger Williams Liberal Democrat Former S&T Committee
Stephen Williams Liberal Democrat Interests include education and skills
Simon Wright Liberal Democrat Former maths teacher
Nadim Zahawi Conservative Chemical Engineering HE

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