Terms of reference published for External Independent Review

Date published: 27 May 2022

The Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA) has published the Terms of Reference for the External Independent Review of how the Department dealt with concerns raised in the recent Industrial Tribunal case taken by former DAERA vet Dr Tamara Bronckaers.


PwC have been appointed to carry out the two-part review which was jointly commissioned by the Head of Civil Service, Jayne Brady, DAERA Permanent Secretary, Katrina Godfrey and Department of Finance (DoF) Permanent Secretary, Neil Gibson. The review will consider the decision-making process throughout this case from notification of the Industrial Tribunal claim and will include decision-making relating to the defending and appeal of the claim.

The Terms of Reference for External Review can be accessed in the document below.

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