ACSS 10th Open meeting (2 February 2023)

ACSS 10th Open meeting

Last updated: 22 February 2023


  • Welcome and introductions 
  • Declaration of interests 
  • Actions from the last meeting and Chairs update 
  • Welcome from Professor Susan Jebb, FSA Chair 
  • Member Bios 
  • Introduction to DEFRAs Social Science Expert Group
  • Working group updates
  1. Assurance
  2. Kitchen Life 2 
  3. Economics Support
  4. Wider Consumer Interests
  • Secretariat update
  • Update from Science Council chair
  • Analytics Unit update
  • Consumer Insights Tracker Review
  • Forward look 
  • AOB
  • Close

The 10th Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee for Social Science (ACSS) included updates from: the Secretariat, on recruitment and the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) review; Members giving an update on their Biographies; Working Group chairs, on recent activity of current groups; and the Heads of Analytics Unit and Social Science, on key challenges  


  • Welcome from Professor Susan Jebb, Chair of Food Standards Agency 

  • Susan Owens and Matt Ensor introduced the DEFRA’s Social Science Expert Group (SSEG) 

  • Professor Peter Gregory Science Council gave an update on recent Science Council activity. 

Associated papers