Chief scientific advisers and their officials

Guidance on the roles and responsibilities of chief scientific advisers (CSAs) and their supporting teams.



This document describes the roles and responsibilities of departmental CSAs and their supporting teams and puts these in the context of the wider science advisory processes across government. It gives an introduction to existing guidance and networks for providing high level scientific and engineering advice to government.

Published 14 February 2012
Last updated 18 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance for CSAs and their support teams.
  2. First published.