Guidance on improving engagement for the secretariats to Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs).
This document is based on the findings of a series of workshops designed to support the activities of secretariats to Scientific Advisory Committees and Science Advisory Council (SACs). It provides guidance and case studies on:
- openness, transparency and media engagement
- lay members - representatives of the public on SACs
- the network of SACs across government
This guidance should be read alongside the ‘Code of practice for Scientific Advisory Committees (CoPSAC)’.