Meeting

ACSS 10th Open meeting (2 February 2023)

ACSS 10th Open meeting

Last updated: 14 December 2022

Attendance at this open meeting

Members of the public are welcome to attend Advisory Committee for Social Science open meetings as observers and should send a request to the ACSS secretariat (at the e-mail address below) if they would like to attend. Any requests to attend this meeting should be received before 12 noon on Monday 23 January 2023.  Please note that space for observers is limited so we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wants to attend.

Questions to the Advisory Committee for Social Science

Members of the public are also invited to send in any questions they have for the Advisory Committee for Social Science on the topics under discussion at the 10th open meeting. Please send any questions to the ACSS secretariat at the e-mail address below by 11:59pm on Tuesday 31 January 2023. The Advisory Committee for Social Science will try to answer your questions at the meeting, but if we are unable to do this, we will try to provide a written response within 20 working days.

While questions about the activities of the Advisory Committee for Social Science are welcomed, the Advisory Committee for Social Science cannot answer questions on the FSA or FSA policy in general.

Please note that the Advisory Committee for Social Science is currently the subject of a review.  This review provides assurances to the FSA that the Advisory Committee for Social Science continues to be appropriate in addressing the future needs of the FSA, consumers and wider government, and that it is operating effectively and efficiently. The Advisory Committee for Social Science remains active during this review and will continue to provide strategic advice to the FSA.

Advisory Committee for Social Science Secretariat contact

acss@food.gov.uk

Venue

Clive House, 70 Petty France, London SW1H 9EX

Agenda

12:00: Welcome and introductions 

12.05: Declaration of interests 

12.10: Actions from the last meeting and Chairs update 

12:20: Welcome from Professor Susan Jebb, FSA Chair 

12:35: Member Bios 

13.10 Introduction to DEFRAs Social Science Expert Group

14:10: Working group updates

  1. Assurance
  2. Kitchen Life 2 
  3. Economics Support
  4. Wider Consumer Interests

14.40: Secretariat update

14.50: Update from Science Council chair

15.00: Analytics Unit update

15.10: Consumer Insights Tracker Review

15:25: Forward look 

15.55: AOB

16.00: Close