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Department for International Trade: Public Appointments

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 111507, tabled on 25 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether her Department seeks references for candidates appointed to public positions which fall under the remit of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

1 February 2022

The Department is committed to ensuring that all appointments under the remit of the Commissioner for Public Appointments, are conducted in accordance with Governance Code on Public Appointments.

As part of the recruitment process, references are taken up for all final candidates.

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