Official communication (from HSE to the AIS) – shared under ‘Fair Dealing’ in UK law
"HSE publicly supports the ADSC and has some concerns that the ADSC membership no longer
provides a representative cross section of the whole fairground and amusement industry.
The purpose and scope of the [proposed] meeting would be to provide each Association with
the opportunity to set out their understanding of the function of ADSC as well as what it
considers the strategic aims and objectives of the ADSC should be moving forward.
In addition, it would also be an opportunity to discuss suitable governance arrangements
not just for the ADSC, but also for the Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS)
to ensure that it maintains the confidence and support of HSE."
This is a letter that all associations have been sent by HSE on the 15th December, 2020,
albeit sent to the heads of associations. The policy of the AIS is openness and transparency,
and given the implications of the concerns, and requests of the HSE, we (AIS) are informing all
our active members of this. Add to this that we are a limited company by guarantee, and subsequently
that our governance structure is that of a board of directors having to act under Company Law, it is
our duty and responsibility acting in the "best interests" of our members to inform and engage with
our membership on such important matters.
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