The independent Advisory Committee on Business Appointments has today published its annual report for 2014 -15. The report records advice that the Committee gave on outside appointments which were taken up in 2014-15 by former Ministers and senior Crown servants under the Government’s Business Appointments Rules.
The report shows that the Committee advised on 49 appointments of former Ministers and 89 appointments of former Crown servants during the reporting period.
All appointments listed in the report have been previously published on the Committee’s website.
Notes to Editors
Media enquiries about the work of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments should go to Maggie O’Boyle on 07880 740627.
The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments is a non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Cabinet Office. Members are appointed by the Prime Minister.
The Committee provides advice on applications from Ministers, Permanent Secretaries (and their equivalents) Directors-General (and their equivalents) for any new paid or unpaid appointment within 2 years of leaving ministerial office or crown service. Applications from all other levels of Crown servant are handled by their employing departments.
Advice given by the Committee on appointments taken up by former Ministers or Crown Servants is published on the Committee’s website as soon as it is notified that a position has been taken up.
The current members of the Committee are Baroness (Angela) Browning (Chair), Mark Addison, Sir Alex Allan, Lord (Michael) German, Mary Jo Jacobi, Terence Jagger, Baroness (Helen) Liddell, John Wood. Sir Colin Budd, Lord Dholakia, Sir Hugh Stevenson, and Lord Walker stepped down in this reporting year, having completed their terms of office.