FSA Board & Business Committee Meeting - December 2022
The agenda and papers for the FSA Board Meeting and Business Committee Meeting on Wednesday 7 December 2022. The video recording and minutes be added here in due course.
Video of FSA Board and Business Committee Meeting December 2022
Questions and Answers December 2022
The questions that were received ahead of the December Board meeting with the answers provided by the FSA.
Minutes of FSA Board meeting - December 2022
Minutes of FSA Business Committee meeting - December 2022
The agenda for this meeting includes:
- Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022
- In year Prioritisation
- Operational Transformation Programme and Future Scope
- FSA Science Update 2022
- Annual Governance Report
The FSA Business Committee Meeting follows the FSA Board meeting.
09:00 - Chair's Introduction
Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous FSA Board meeting in September 2022 and presents the Chair's report.
09:20 - Chief Executive’s Report to the Board (FSA 22/12/03)
Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Board.
09:50 - Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022 (FSA 22/12/04)
Katie Pettifer and Sam Faulkner present a paper providing an update to the Board on progress of the UK Government’s Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill, and the FSA’s programme of work until 2026, to support delivery of the Bill and associated reforms.
10:15 - In year Prioritisation (FSA 22/12/05)
Katie Pettifer, Sam Faulkner and Kate Hargreaves introduce a paper on a series of essential changes to the FSA's workplan for this year that will create capacity to deliver additional demands, without compromising statutory duties.
10:35 - Break
10:55 - Operational Transformation Programme and Future Scope (FSA 22/12/06)
Junior Johnson and Richard Wynn-Davies present a paper providing an update on the FSA’s Operational Transformation Programme (OTP), focusing on programme progress and deliverables 2022/23; stakeholder research into the implications of new legislation and regulatory divergence in the delivery of Official Controls for meat and animal by-products; and future organisational structure and scope of the programme.
11:25 - FSA Science Update 2022 (FSA 22/12/07)
Julie Pierce and Rick Mumford present a paper giving an annual update on FSA’s science, including the development of the FSA's science, evidence and research capability; a review of achievements and the progress made since the last update; and a summary of our future plans.
11:40 - Annual Governance Report (FSA 22/12/08)
FSA Deputy Chair Ruth Hussey chairs an item on a paper where Professor Susan Jebb presents the proposed responses of the Board Effectiveness Review Working Group to the review's recommendations; proposed changes to the Business Committee's and the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee's Terms of Reference; proposed changes to the Standing Orders for FSA Board Meetings; and an automated online system for accepting public questions.
11:55 - Report from the Chair of the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (FSA 22/12/09)
FSA Board Member for Northern Ireland and Chair of the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee Anthony Harbinson presents a report on the activity of the Committee from the period September 2021 to November 2022.
12:05 - Report from the Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (INFO 22-12-01)
Timothy Riley presents a paper giving a summary of discussions at the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) meeting that took place on 23 October and 22 November 2022.
12:10 - Reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees (Oral Reports)
Oral reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees by Anthony Harbinson and Peter Price.
12:15 - Any Other Business
12:20 - Question and Answer Session
12:30 - End of Board Meeting
The agenda for this meeting includes:
- Performance and Resources Q2 2022-23
- Annual Communications Update
- External Review of the National Food Crime Unit
- Annual National Food Crime Unit Report
- Risk Analysis Process and Regulated Products Service: regular updates to Business Committee
The FSA Board Meeting precedes the FSA Business Committee meeting.
13:15 - Chair's Introduction
Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous Food Standards Agency Business Committee meeting in September 2022.
13:20 - Chief Executive’s Report to the Business Committee (FSA 22/12/12)
Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the Food Standards Agency Business Committee.
13:40 - Performance and Resources Q2 2022-23 (FSA 22/12/13)
Tara Smith presents Quarter 2 2022-23 performance and resources update covering, Meat food business compliance, local authority performance, evolving the food regulatory system, and workforce diversity and inclusion.
14:00 - Annual Communications Update (FSA 22/12/14)
Steven Pollock and Justin Everard present a paper providing the annual update on communications and engagement to the Business Committee. covering the communication priorities for the forthcoming year, and an update on communications and engagement activity in the past twelve months.
14:20 - External Review of the National Food Crime Unit (FSA 22/12/15)
Junior Johnson, Darren Davies, and Keith Bristow present a paper on a review of the National Food Crime Unit that ran from June to October 2022.
14:35 - Annual National Food Crime Unit Report (FSA 22/12/16)
Junior Johnson and Darren Davies present a paper outlining the achievements of the National Food Crime Unit for the 21-22 period and the operational and developmental challenges impacting on the unit’s progression towards optimised capability.
14:50 - Risk Analysis Process and Regulated Products Service: regular updates to Business Committee (FSA 22/12/17)
Rebecca Sudworth, Peter Quigley, and Lexi Rees present a regular update, provided at each Business Committee meeting giving analysis of the work flowing through the risk analysis process and regulated products service.
15:10 - Any Other Business
15:15 - End of Business Committee