Our approach to managing the interests of its external scientific advisers

The Food Standards Agency is updating its guidance on managing interests and any conflicts of interest for the FSA’s external scientific advisers

This document has been developed to meet a recommendation of the “Triennial review of six FSA Scientific Advisory Committees” (2016).

About this consultation

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

People who act as external scientific advisers to the FSA, as members of Science Advisory Committees, external appraisers or in other specialist advisory roles, and people with an interest in this work.

Subject of this consultation

Updated guidance on managing interests and any conflicts of interest for the FSA’s external scientific advisers. This document has been developed to meet a recommendation of the “Triennial review of six FSA Scientific Advisory Committees” (2016).

Purpose of this consultation

To seek stakeholders’ comments and views on the updated approach and guidance, including on its effectiveness, clarity and whether the measures specified are proportionate to the risks. Consultation pack PDF file

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

In accordance with the FSA principle of openness we shall keep a copy of the completed consultation and responses, to be made available to the public on request. The summary of responses may include personal data, such as your full name. Disclosure of any other personal data would be made only upon request for the full consultation responses. If you do not want this information to be released, please complete and return the Publication of Personal Data Form. Return of this form does not mean that we will treat your response to the consultation as confidential, just your personal data.

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Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.

 

 

 

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

You can find information on how we handle data provided in response to consultations in our Consultations privacy notice.

Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.