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Chair of the Parole Board appointment extended

Sir David Calvert-Smith’s appointment as Chair of the Parole Board has been extended.

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The Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, has extended the appointment of Sir David Calvert-Smith as Chair of the Parole Board in order to allow the recruitment process for his successor to be completed.

The recruitment process to select a new Parole Board Chair has been launched and it is hoped that Sir David’s successor will be able to take up appointment on or before 1 January 2016.

Published 14 September 2015