In a letter to the Prime Minister, RSE President, Professor Dame Anne Glover, outlines the role that the RSE, as Scotland’s National Academy, can play by providing independent evidence-based advice to both the UK and Scottish Governments and Parliaments. Her letter highlights the strength of research and innovation in Scotland, which has benefited greatly from international collaboration, including an enduring partnership with the EU. The RSE remains clear that securing direct and full participation in Horizon 2020 and its successor, Horizon Europe, should be a priority for the UK Government in its negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Click here to read the full letter.

Click here to read reply from the Rt Hon Jo Johnson MP on behalf of the Prime Minister.