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Winter resilience review: correspondence with the Met Office

Response to a request for details of correspondence and meetings between the winter resilience review team and the Met Office.

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This is a response to a Freedom of Information request asking about meetings and correspondence between the winter resilience review team and the Met Office. The requester asks about circumstances where specific matters were discussed including:

  • the definition of ‘a severe winter’ when experts analysed the probability of such an event
  • the probability of severe winters and the calculation of their probability
  • the validity of assuming severe winters are statistically independent