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BBC: Public Appointments

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 96089, tabled on 28 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when the process will commence to appoint a new a Chairman of the BBC; and whether that process will be an open competition.

Answered on

1 October 2020

The process to appoint a new Chairman of the BBC will be a fair and open competition, run in accordance with the Governance Code on Public Appointments. We expect to launch the process shortly.