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Preferred candidate selected for S4C Chairman

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Huw Jones selected as the Government’s preferred candidate.

Following an open recruitment exercise, Huw Jones has been selected as the Government’s preferred candidate for appointment to the role of Chairman of S4C.

To reflect the importance of the position, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport has invited the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee and the Welsh Affairs Select Committee to hold a pre-appointment scrutiny hearing with Mr Jones. The joint hearing will take place on 24 May.

The Committee’s conclusions will be considered carefully before deciding whether or not to proceed with the appointment.

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