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Chi Onwurah sets out Labour’s vision for R&D

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Shadow science minister tells Royal Society event government promises need to be “matched with actions”

Shadow science minister Chi Onwurah has accused the UK government of not taking science seriously as she set out the Labour Party’s plans for R&D, which she said were “developed through a series of roundtables with scientists, startups and universities”.

Speaking at the Royal Society’s Research System Community of Interest meeting on 21 November, Onwurah said the Conservative government was “not upkeeping this country’s proud scientific heritage”.

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