To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what role the Commissioner of Public Appointments will play in the process of selecting a new Chairman of the BBC.
1 October 2020
The Commissioner for Public Appointments is the independent regulator of public appointments. The Commissioner’s statutory functions are set out in the Public Appointments Order in Council 2016. The Commissioner’s primary role is to provide independent assurance that public appointments are made in accordance with the Principles of Public Appointments and the Governance Code on Public Appointments.