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Policy and Public Affairs

Engineering Policy Statements and Consultation Responses

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers offers advice and guidance in all areas of engineering. Our policy statements cover a wide range of policy areas, specifically designed for the public affairs environment. They contain concise background information on the chosen subject and practical engineering recommendations and solutions.

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We hope that these statements will provide you with some useful information on a broad range of subjects. Furthermore, our in-house technical team can often provide answers and solutions to questions you may have beyond these documents. With a membership of over 110,000 professional engineers and technicians, we can provide you with help and advice on any engineering subject area. Learn more about our programme of activity.


Influencing the political agenda

The Institution's public affairs programme is underpinned by our campaigning reports and policy statements. All of these publications contain key recommendations to government and policy makers. See how the Institution's reports have already influenced policy making by reading Voice of the Profession 2013 - an overview of Institution media and political activity for the year. 

For help or advice, contact the public affairs team on 0207 973 1293 or email publicaffairs@imeche.org

The Institution's key themes

Read about the engineering issues most relevant to our members and the Institution’s latest reports.

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