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National Institute for Health Protection: Public Appointments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL7591, tabled on 2 September 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what appointment or recruitment process, if any, was applied to the appointment of the chair of the National Institute of Health Protection.

Answered on

18 November 2020

Baroness Harding was appointed interim Chair of the National Institute of Health Protection on 18 August 2020 by the Prime Minister, while recruitment for a permanent candidate is completed. Baroness Harding receives no remuneration for this role or as Head of NHS Test and Trace.