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UK parliaments & assemblies

The Society promotes the understanding of psychology and contributes psychological expertise to the decision-making process. We have the evidence-based knowledge and expertise to support policymakers who want to learn more about how psychology can help shape society.

We do this by:


Through the Society, our members contribute scientific, evidence-based submissions to consultations from governments and other organisations on policy and fact-finding initiatives.

Monitoring activities

We monitor activities, including Parliamentary questions, debates, and select committees in UK Parliaments and Assemblies. We keep members up to date with key information. 

Useful resources

Science In Parliament (SIP) is the Journal of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee.

The Committee is an Associate Parliamentary Group of members of both Houses of Parliament and British members of the European Parliament, representatives of scientific and technical institutions, industrial organisations and universities.

Society members can access the online editions free.

Read more about our policies and guidelines.