Guidance

Pre-appointment scrutiny by House of Commons select committees

The process departments should follow when making appointments that require a scrutiny hearing by House of Commons select committees, and a list of relevant posts.

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This document provides advice and guidance for government departments when making appointments to posts which are subject to a pre-appointment scrutiny hearing by a House of Commons select committee.

The guidance sets out the steps that departments should follow and also lists, at Annex A, which posts are subject to a pre-appointment scrutiny hearing.

Published 14 November 2013
Last updated 19 November 2013 + show all updates
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