The ACP currently has a membership of the Chair, Prof Gabrielle Hawksworth, Deputy Chair, Dr Andy Povey, and 18 Members, of which 16 are Expert Members and two are Lay Members.
The Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries, Richard Benyon, has appointed five new members to the Advisory Committee on Pesticides who join the Committee in January 2012. For full information, please see the New Members of ACP Information Release.
List of Current Members
Details of the Membership of the ACP for 2012, together with brief biographical details for each Member can be found here
Code of Practice for independent members of the ACP
The Code of Practice (pdf, 12 pages) This document guides members of the ACP on their role and duties as committee members, the extent of their personal liability for the Committee’s actions and the circumstances in which they should declare interests in the pesticides industry.
Declarations of interest
Please refer to the ACP Annual Report (pdf, 54 pages). A section of the Annual Report gives details of members' declared interests in the pesticides industry during the year of the report.
Code of Practice for Public Appointments
The Code of Practice for Public Appointments can be viewed on the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA) website.
Code of Practice for Scientific Advisory Committees
The Code of Practice for Scientific Advisory Committees, revised in 2011, is available here.