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Student Loans Company: Public Appointments

Question for Department for Education

UIN 186213, tabled on 31 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the appointment process was for the chief executive of the Student Loans Company.

Answered on

5 November 2018

The Chief Executive of the Student Loans Company (SLC) is an appointment for the SLC Board, which is approved by the Secretary of State for Education.

As part of the recruitment process, the candidates were subjected to a full interview (with panel members consisting of SLC representatives, a Department for Education representative, and an independent panel member). In addition they were subjected to psychometric, numeracy and verbal reasoning tests; a psychologist interview and evaluation; a staff panel interview; social media checks and full reference checks.

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