Consultation outcome

British Pharmacopoeia Commission: triennial review

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

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

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

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeks views on the role and performance of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission (BPC)


Consultation description

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

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

We want to know what you think of the BPC, including:

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