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Ofcom: Public Appointments

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 8639, tabled on 27 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many applications were received in the initial competition for the post of Chair of Ofcom; and how many candidates were interviewed for that position.

Answered on

7 June 2021

A total of eleven candidates applied and subsequently four were interviewed. This process was conducted in line with the Governance Code for Public Appointments and has been regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.