Counter-terrorism:Written question - HL16344

Asked on: 13 June 2019
Home Office
Counter-terrorism
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the post of Independent Reviewer of Prevent, provided for by section 20(8) of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019, will be (1) classified as a public appointment, (2) included in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council, and (3) subject to the Governance Code on Public Appointments.
Answered on: 27 June 2019

The Independent Reviewer will be a public appointment made Ministers. Short term appointments of this nature are not usually included in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council. Best practice with regards to public appointments will be followed as outlined in the Cabinet Office Governance Code on Public Appointments 2016.

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