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Ministers 'must explain' decisions

Scientists have criticised the government's review of the rules between scientific advisers and ministers. The review came in response to scientists' anger over the government's sacking of the former government drugs adviser, David Nutt.

Lord Krebs, former chair of the Food Standards Agency and member of Sense about Science, analyses what scientists want from the review.


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