July 2014 cabinet reshuffle

Dr Gail Cardew, Director of Science and Education, responds to the news that David Willetts has stepped down as the Minister of State for Universities and Science.


David Willetts has from his first few months in post been well regarded amongst the science community. This is because he has listened to the views of scientists, especially with regard to investment and innovation, and has been a strong champion for UK science. For this, and his support of the Royal Institution, we would like to express our sincere thanks.