PASC 03-04 PN.05

Session 2003-04

Press Notice No. 05


PASC-the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee-today publishes its Annual Report for the 2002-03 Session (HC 229). Among the highlights are:

• a report on public service targets which recommended greater local autonomy

• a report on appointments to public bodies which argued for greater ethnic and gender diversity and a reduction in the influence of ministers on appointments

• work towards a draft Civil Service Bill-believed to be the first time legislation has been prepared by a select committee

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For further information please telephone Philip Aylett, Clerk of the Committee on 020 7219 3498

Tony Wright may be contacted for press inquiries on 020 7219 5583

Publications and evidence, including uncorrected evidence, is also available on the Internet at 

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