The Government Office of Science (GO-Science) advises the Prime Minister and members of the Cabinet, to ensure that government policies and decisions are informed by the best scientific evidence and strategic long-term thinking. GO-Science works with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
The UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) is the personal adviser on science and technology-related activities and policies to the Prime Minister and the Cabinet; and head of the Government Office for Science. He has a significant public role as the government's most visible scientific expert.
Also, the GCSA is head of the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession and Co-chair of the independent Council for Science and Technology (CST) which provides high level advice to the Prime Minister.