Treasury: Chief Scientific Advisers

Treasury written question – answered on 6th December 2018.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons), Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser between 1 September and 30 November 2018.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

HM Treasury is committed to ensuring that we access the very best scientific expertise. The Director for the Enterprise and Growth Unit, who is responsible for public science funding, acts as HM Treasury’s Chief Scientific Adviser and meets with the Chancellor of the Exchequer regularly. The Chancellor also met with the Government Chief Scientific Adviser and leaders of the National Academies on 26 November.

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