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Cost of review of Children's Commissioner for England role

Freedom of Information request and disclosure on the cost of the review of the Children's Commissioner for England's role.


Remit letter for Dr Dunford

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  • Date requested: 28 September 2010
  • Publish date: 30 September 2010
  • Updated: 26 April 2012


Can the department provide information regarding the total cost (either projected or known) of conducting the Independent Review of the Office, Role and Functions of the Children’s Commissioner for England, as requested by Education secretary Michael Gove?


Dr John Dunford is conducting the Independent Review of the Role and Function of the Children’s Commissioner. His remit letter details an estimated budget of up to £50,000 to cover his costs and the cost of any external consultation and analysis he may commission. It also provides Dr Dunford with a small secretariat of three civil servants from the Department of Education.

For further information please see the copy of the remit letter from the Secretary of State to Dr John Dunford.

Published 30 September 2010