Policy paper

Better public appointments: review of the public appointments process

This report provides the findings of Sir Gerry Grimstone's review of the public appointments system.



In July 2015, the government asked Sir Gerry Grimstone to lead a review of the public appointments system.

This report sets out the recommendations and conclusions of the review. It presents Sir Gerry’s findings on how well the public appointments system operates. It draws on evidence from stakeholders and recommends improvements.

Read the government’s response to the review and the governance code based on Sir Gerry’s recommendations.

Published 11 March 2016