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Visas - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:47 pm on 21st October 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Bull Baroness Bull Crossbench 2:47 pm, 21st October 2019

My Lords, like many noble Lords, I am sure, I welcome the intention within the Queen’s Speech for a more accessible visa system that attracts global scientific talent to tackle the greatest challenges facing our society, but does the Minister agree that science alone will not be enough to solve those challenges and that the perspective of the humanities and the social sciences will be essential if we are to take lessons from history, understand how people engage with technology and communicate the messages in a way that will drive changes in human behaviour?