Written statement to Parliament

Forensic Science Regulator

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by Norman Baker and in the House of Lords by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Rt Hon Norman Baker

The Minister of State for Crime Prevention (Norman Baker):

I am today announcing arrangements for the appointment of the Forensic Science Regulator. Following an open competition adhering to the principles of the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments. I have decided to appoint Dr Gillian Tully. Her 3-year term of appointment will commence on 17 November 2014.

The Forensic Science Regulator appointment has been filled by Mr Andrew Rennison who completes his term of office at the end of August. I should like to record the government’s appreciation of Mr Rennison’s contribution in laying the foundations for the regulation of quality in Forensic Science in England and Wales.

Published 17 July 2014