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Food Standards Agency

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL10079, tabled on 5 September 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions, and when, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and the Minister for Public Health have met the Chief Executive and Chair of the Food Standards Agency since 2015.

Answered on

19 September 2018

Since 2015, there have been no meetings between the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and the Chief Executive and Chair of the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Since 2015, Ministers with portfolio responsibility for the FSA within their portfolio have met with the Chair or Chief Executive Officer on the following dates:

Meeting with FSA Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Meeting with FSA Chair

17 March 2015, 28 July 2015, 9 September 2015 (by telephone)

3 December 2015

13 April 2016, 5 July 2016, 10 October 2016, 28 November 2016

12 January 2016

None in 2017

1 March 2017 (by telephone), 6 March 2017, 16 March 2017, 24 October 2017

To date, there have been no meetings in 2018.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care