The Chair is Professor Alan Boobis and the new member is Dr James Coulson. Their term of office will run from Wednesday 1 April 2015 to Saturday 31 March 2018.
The three re-appointees' have had their terms of appointment extended as follows:
- Professors Faith Williams (Professor of Toxicology) 1st April to 31 March 2018
- Professor Roy Harrison (Professor of Environmental Health) 1st April to 31 March 2018
- Professor Brian Lake (Head of Molecular Sciences) 1st April to 31 March 2018
Tim Bennett said: 'The COT provides independent, authoritative, expert advice on all aspects of chemical toxicity to the Government and the Chief Medical Officer and I greatly value the important contribution the committee makes in the development of health and safety policy in the UK.'
* updated from two to three since original publication