Research and analysis

Science Advisory Council: Review of Defra’s Expert Evidence Advisory Committee structure

Review to consider the shape and structure of expert evidence groups that Defra uses to guarantee a robust evidence base for policy making.



This report sets out the recommendations from the Defra Science Advisory Council following its review of the Defra expert evidence groups.

The interim response, by Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser, confirms that the report recommendations will be considered by the Defra review team.

Published 26 May 2016
Last updated 16 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Interim response from Defra added.
  2. First published.