The Labour and Conservative party manifestos for the 2010 general election are out (Lib Dems tomorrow). A brief summary of their commitments and otherwise to science is given in the Times. A more in depth look for #SciVote is given here for Labour and here for the Conservatives and a summary of the two here and here. As the Times says, they’re pretty much interchangeable.
The Guardian has an article on the rise of science in popular culture, including several celebrities with interests in science.