Marine Science Co-ordination Committee (MSCC)

A now dissolved committee which looked at issues of UK marine science and the implementation of the UK Marine Science Strategy.

As the result of a review into the function of the Marine Science Coordination Committee (MSCC) it was dissolved. The MSCC’s approach of combining multiple coordination and advisory functions was not found to be as effective as desired. A new approach is being taken which will involve teams focussed on marine science within government working alongside external advisory groups.

Defra thanks the commitment which members of the Committee demonstrated over its lifetime. We remain committed to the coordination of marine science and to have a strong working relationship with the marine science community.