Liaison Committee - First Report
Select Committees and Public Appointments

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 July 2011.


Terms of Reference


1  Background

2  What are pre-appointment hearings for?

3  Agreeing the job specification

4  Information about other candidates

5  Power of veto

6  Which posts should be subject to the hearings?

7  Consolidated guidance

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: List of pre-appointment hearings held, July 2008 to July 2011

Annex 2: Table of proposed categorisations of posts to be subject to pre-appointment hearings

Annex 3: Indicative list of posts to be subject to pre-appointment hearings

Annex 4: Joint Guidance for Departments and Select Committees

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

Oral and Written Evidence

Thursday 16 June 2011

Written Evidence

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