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Sir Paul Jenkins left his role as Treasury Solicitor in February 2014.
1. Palace of Westminster Review; member of the International Expert Governance Advisory Panel for Ernst & Young; and New Zealand Government Legal Service
Sir Paul sought the Committee’s advice about three appointments to: provide a review of the governance arrangements for security in the Palace of Westminster; become a member of an International Expert Governance Advisory Panel for Ernst & Young, advising the Federal Government of Canada; and undertake a joint consultancy project for the New Zealand Government Legal Service/Crown Law and Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).
When considering these applications, the Committee noted that none of the appointments were likely to include contact/dealings with Sir Paul’s former Department/Government.
The Prime Minister accepted the Committee’s recommendation that, the three month waiting period for Permanent Secretaries having already expired, these applications be approved subject to the conditions that:
Sir Paul should not draw on privileged information available to him whilst in Crown service; and
for two years from his last day of service, he should not become personally involved in lobbying the UK Government on behalf of his new employers or their clients.
The letter containing the final advice was sent in July 2014 and the first of the appointments was taken up later that month.