We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
Details of the process that Tom Winsor was selected as a candidate for the role of HMIC and on what criteria he was offered the position.
Copy of job advertisement and job description as advertised.
Confirmation that if an external candidate was required, that the position was advertised to provide other persons with an equal opportunity to apply especially those from an under represented background.
We released the following information on 9 July 2012.