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NHS Appointments Commission

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost was of the process of appointing members to the NHS Appointments Commission. (143262)

The direct costs of appointing the new chair, non-executive directors and commissioners to the new Appointments Commission amounted to £42,900. This sum includes the cost of advertising, the use of recruitment consultants for the chair post, independent assessors and interview expenses.