Appointment of IPSA Board Members Contents

Appendix A: Role specification: board members

The role of the Board member is to contribute to the work of the Board. The specific responsibilities of the Board are set out below.

IPSA’s Board provides the strategic leadership of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, safeguarding its independence, acting as an advocate for its values and delivering its objectives: meeting its statutory duties; helping to ensure confidence in the House of Commons; and providing efficient and cost-effective administration of services which meet the needs of taxpayers, MPs and their staff.

The Board ensures that IPSA exercises its statutory obligations, including:

The Board sets the strategic priorities for IPSA as an organisation ensuring it is efficient, cost-effective and fit for purpose and delivers its objectives. In doing so, the Board:

As part of the Board, members also have responsibility to:




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