Science advice to government in the United Kingdom - International Reports
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In Great Britain, there has long been a differentiated system of scientific policy advice. Structures and functions have proven themselves in many cases.
The Government Chief Scientific Adviser plays a central role. He coordinates the committees of scientific policy advice, has direct access to the government and assumes the central spokesperson function there. For health issues, there is also a Chief Medical Officer.
In the Corona crisis, the advisory system was adapted to new requirements. The scientific side worked well in the pandemic. Therefore, the question arises to what extent it could be a model for scientific policy advice in Germany.
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