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.
What is the 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).
What is the 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.
All comments and views should be sent to
Chief Scientific Adviser’s Team
Science, Evidence and Research Division
London WC2B 6NH
You can also respond to the consultation questions via our online survey: http://bit.ly/2wMZpv3.
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.