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Public appointments should be fair and open – or the public will lose trust in our institutions

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Almost a thousand public appointments are made each year by ministers to the boards of public bodies like the Land Registry, the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted. These arms-length bodies play a huge part in our communities, making decisions from …

Commissioner for Public Appointments, Peter Riddell’s Blog

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  The Committee previously expressed its concerns about some of the government’s proposed changes to the process for Ministerial appointments to public bodies; an issue on which Lord Nolan first reported in 1995. The government’s new Governance Code was published …