Risk Assessment and
Improving policy and practice within government departments
Dr J McQuaid HSE, Chairman
Dr J M Le Guen HSE, Secretary
Dr P Hinchcliffe Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Mr G Llewellyn Environment Agency
Ms J Walden Department of Health
Dr D Coles Department of Health
Ms S Pointer Department of Trade & Industry
Ms N Baker Cabinet Office Better Regulation Unit
Ms P Kilbey Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Dr D M S Peace Home Office, Fire and Emergency Planning Directorate
Dr S S Athwal Home Office, Emergency Planning Department
Ms C Codjoe Department for Education and Employment
Dr C E Fisher Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Dr D J Hewkin Ministry of Defence
Ms S Burlington H M Treasury
Mr D G Boxer Inland Revenue
Mr J Brown Scottish Office, Education & Industry Department
Dr H J Prosser Welsh Office
Dr S Creigh-Tyte Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Mr A G Sayce Civil Aviation Authority
Ms H Fleming Office for Science and Technology
Ms R Turner Department for International Development
To help secure coherence and consistency within and between policy and practice in risk assessment as undertaken by Government, and help disseminate and advance good practice.
To exchange information on the current and future policy and practices of Government on risk assessment.
To provide a forum for discussing how greater coherence and consistency of approach on risk assessment can be achieved by Government.
To provide a network for considering the policy and practical implications of other national and international initiatives in the field of risk assessment.
To provide a forum for the development of advice on technical and policy aspects of risk assessment.
To report periodically to Ministers on the progress made towards achieving greater coherence and consistency of approach and to advise on future activities.