The information is as follows:
(a) The Natural England Board has two farmers and a smallholder out of a total of ten non-executive board members.
(b) Natural England has no statutory committees. Other groups or committees such as the Audit and Risk Committee meet according to business needs and include membership drawn from the non-executive Board. Natural England's Science Advisory Committee includes external representation from universities, including the Centre for Rural Economy, School of Agriculture, University of Newcastle.