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Ofcom: Public Appointments

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 33249, tabled on 14 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many applicants in the first process for the appointment of Chair of Ofcom had their applications carried forward automatically to the second process.

Answered on

21 July 2021

A second process to appoint a permanent Chair of Ofcom has not yet been launched but announcements will be made in due course. The process will be a fair and open competition, and run in line with the Governance Code for Public appointments and regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.