Statistical advice and the process of policy development and drafting of legislation

  • October 29, 2008
  • Dinner, Discussion
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Sir David Omand GCB
Visiting Professor King's College London and Member of the Better Government Initiative
Professor Adrian Smith FRS
Director General of Science and Research, Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills
Sir Gus O'Donnell KGB
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service, Cabinet Office

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, City & Guilds London Institute and Economic and Social Research Council

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

Reports on defence technology, statistical advice, energy technologies, assessing risk, wellbeing and the work of the Select Committees on science and technology. Also an obituary for Sir John Maddox FRS, the former editor of FST Journal.

Volume 20, Issue 1