Science in the Met Office


The Committee agreed on 18 July 2011 to launch a new inquiry examining science in the Met Office. The Committee published its Report on 21 February 2012.

Terms of Reference

    Science in the Met Office inquiry terms of reference.

    Uncorrected oral evidence

    Wednesday 9 November 2011
    Edward Davey MP, Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Wednesday 2 November 2011
    Nick Baldwin, Independent Chairman, Public Weather Service Customer Group, Professor Sir Brian Hoskins CBE, Chair, Met Office Science Advisory Council, and Professor John Pyle, Chair, Hadley Centre Science Review Group; Phil Evans, Government Services Director, John Hirst, Chief Executive, Met Office, and Professor Julia Slingo OBE, Chief Scientist, Met Office

    Wednesday 26 October 2011
    Professor Paul Hardaker, Chief Executive, Royal Meteorological Society, Professor Ed Hill OBE, Director, National Oceanography Centre, and Professor Alan Thorpe, Director General, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

    Written evidence

    The Committee invited written submissions on the terms of reference by 14 September 2011. 

    Science in the Met Office written evidence; PDF version (PDF PDF 2.93 MB)