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The government must take steps to protect UK science from the adverse effects of Brexit, Prospect has told the House of Commons Science and Technology committee in a submission to an inquiry into how leaving the EU will impact the science sector.

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The National Audit Office report is clear - the government must take a more proactive role in identifying and tackling STEM skills priorities

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Prospect is urging the government to recognise the contribution foreign students make to the UK’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries, by removing them from immigration figures.

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Continued uncertainty about the status of EU nationals because of Brexit is creating a vacuum filled by fear, anger and anxiety for those who are potentially going to be affected.

Jenny Andrew, Prospect organiser, talks about the union’s work in STEM.