Appointment of the Chair of the Office for Students Contents


1 Background to the hearing

The Office for Students

Pre-appointment hearing request

2 The recruitment process

3 The preferred candidate

Candidate’s background

Line of questioning

The Committee’s views on the suitability of the candidate

Appendix 1: Posts which are subject to pre-appointment hearings by the Education Committee

Appendix 2: Correspondence with the Secretary of State

Appendix 3: Recruitment information provided by the Department

Appendix 4: Candidate’s CV

Appendix 5: Correspondence from the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Formal minutes


List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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