An external view of the Met Office building at night.

How we make decisions

Explains the Met Office's purpose, aim, role, policy and other parameters within which it operates. It sets out the Met Office's top-level objectives and the governance arrangements established to ensure successful delivery, as well as explaining the framework for its future financial and business management

Including any reports and papers provided for consideration at senior-level meetings

  • Internal communications guidance

The criteria used for decision-making, internal instructions, manuals and guidelines are available upon request, please Contact us.

The Met Office provides a range of information under the Public Weather Service (PWS), which is funded by the UK Government. This includes generating everything from day-to-day site-specific forecasts to long range forecasts.

The Public Weather Service Customer Group is responsible for overseeing the PWS on behalf of the public, reporting to and advising the Minister of State for Universities and Science.

For more information on the PWSCG please see:

PWSCG Meeting Minutes

PWSCG Terms of Reference