FSA Board & Business Committee Meeting - March 2022
The agenda and papers for the FSA Board Meeting and Business Committee Meeting on 9 March 2022. The video recording and minutes be added here in due course.
At the FSA Board meeting on 9 March 2022, held in Birmingham, our Chair Susan Jebb announced additional funding for Birmingham City Council to help increase food hygiene standards across the city ahead of the Commonwealth Games this summer.
As well as this, the FSA Board also reviewed the content for our new strategy, which will set our direction for the next five years. Also the Board formally agreed with the recommendation that the import ban on food products including fish and vegetables from Fukushima should now be lifted, 11 years after the nuclear accident of 2011.
Video of FSA Board and Business Committee meeting - March 2022
Minutes of FSA Board meeting - March 2022
The minutes of the March 2022 Board and Business Committee meetings have been published following their public ratification in June 2022.
The agenda for this meeting includes:
- Strategic Risk Management
- FSA Strategy
- Annual Review of Risk Analysis Process: Focus on Overall Performance and Risk Management
- Review of retained Regulation 2016/6 on importing food from Japan following the Fukushima nuclear accident
- Annual Report from the Chair of the Science Council
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 December 2021. Director of Communication Steven Pollock shares the questions received in advance of the Board meeting and Susan Jebb presents the Chair's report.
09:25 - The Chief Executive's report to the FSA Board
Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Board
09:55 - Strategic Risk Management
Pam Beadman presents a paper on the FSA’s strategic, corporate and management approaches to risk, including identifying which responsibilities lie at Board, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) or Executive level, and also provides the Board with our latest Strategic Risk assessment.
10:10 - FSA Strategy
Katie Pettifer and Sam Faulkner present a paper on the development and proposals for the FSA’s new strategy, covering the period 2022-2027.
10:40 - Annual Review of Risk Analysis Process: Focus on Overall Performance and Risk Management
Rebecca Sudworth, Peter Quigley, Amie Adkin present the first annual review of the risk analysis process focussing of the operational and risk management elements of the process post-EU Transition.
11:10 - Break
11:25 - Review of Retained Regulation 2016/6 on Importing Food from Japan Following the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Rebecca Sudworth and Chris Thomas present a paper on Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/6, which was retained in Great Britain (GB) law following the United Kingdom’s (UK) exit from the European Union (EU) and applies enhanced controls on certain food imported from Japan as a result of the Fukushima nuclear accident in March 2011.
11:45 - Annual Report from the Chair of the Science Council
Science Council Chair Sandy Thomas presents an overview of the work of the Science Council over the past year and reflect on its successes and challenges as well a forward look into the future activities.
12:05 - Report from Meeting of Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC)
Colm McKenna shares a summary of the ARAC meeting on 1 March 2022.
12:10 - Reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees
Oral reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees by Colm McKenna and Peter Price.
12:20 - Any Other Business
End of Board Meeting
The Business Committee meeting follows the FSA Board Meeting.
The agenda for this meeting includes:
- Performance and Resources Q3 2021-22
- FSA Priorities and Budget for 2022/23
- Operational Transformation Programme Update
- Regulated Products Service: regular update to Business Committee
13:15 - Chair's Introduction
Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous FSA Business Committee meeting in December 2021.
13:20 - Chief Executive’s Report to the Business Committee
Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Business Committee.
13:40 - Performance and Resources Q3 2021-22
Pam Beadman presents the Quarter 3 2021-22 performance and resources update including, hygiene and standards; animal welfare non-compliances; and delivering the FSA's corporate priorities.
14:00 - FSA Priorities and Budget for 2022/23
Pam Beadman presents a paper summarising the FSA’s Corporate business plan and budget for the financial year 2022/23.
14:30 - Operational Transformation Programme Update
Simon Tunnicliffe and Richard Wynn-Davies present a paper, which provides an update on the progress of the Operational Transformation Programme (OTP) following the FSA Board meeting on 15 September 2021.
14:50 - Regulated Products Service: regular update to Business Committee
Rebecca Sudworth, Peter Quigley and Ruth Willis present a paper on the FSA's responsibility for managing risks in the food chain and permitted regulated products in EU retained law.