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Judicial Appointments Commission

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many employees of the Judicial Appointments Commission on (a) permanent and (b) other contracts (i) have previously worked for and (ii) are on secondment from her Department, broken down by Civil Service grade. (100148)

There are no permanent employees of the Judicial Appointments Commission who previously worked for the Department for Constitutional Affairs.

With the exception of one post, there are no agency staff in the Judicial Appointments Commission who previously worked for the Department of Constitutional Affairs.

There are currently 77 Judicial Appointments Commission employees who are on varying lengths of secondment from the Department for Constitutional Affairs.

Three are members of the SCS; 10 are Span 8; eight are Span 7; 11 are Span 6; 25 are Span 4; and 20 are Span 3.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs if she will make a statement on the future strategy for recruitment of administrators by the Judicial Appointments Commission. (100149)

I understand that the Judicial Appointments Commission as an independent non-departmental public body is in the process of developing its strategy for the recruitment of staff.