Consultation outcome

Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee: triennial review

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

The key conclusion of the triennial (3 yearly) review was that ARSAC performs necessary functions and should continue to operate as an advisory non-departmental public body. The review report contains seven further recommendations to improve performance, governance, and efficiency.

Original consultation


Seeks views on the role and performance of the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC).

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Consultation description

The department reviews its arm’s length bodies once every 3 years.

This triennial (3 yearly) review looks at what ARSAC does and how.

We want to know what you think of ARSAC, including:

  • whether the Committee needs to continue in its current form
  • how the Committee is performing
  • whether the Committee is providing good value

You can also share your views in person at a workshop in London on 25 November. You can register for the event online.


ARSAC review document

Published 14 November 2014
Last updated 26 March 2015 + show all updates
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