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Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate: Public Appointments

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 39661, tabled on 24 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, who the (a) executive and (b) non-executive members of the Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate are; whether any of those members have (a) recently given notice of resignation or (b) had their appointments terminated.

Answered on

29 April 2020

The Chief Executive Officer Designate of the shadow Trade Remedies Authority, and Director of the Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate, is Claire Bassett. As announced on Gov.uk website on 28th April, Claire Bassett has given notice of resignation and is stepping down from her role on 31 August 2020.

The Chair Designate of the Trade Remedies Authority is Simon Walker.

The Department for International Trade has started a recruitment process for a new Chief Executive Officer Designate, and five Non-Executive Directors.

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