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Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many applications were received for the position of (a) chairperson and (b) board member of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority; how many applicants were shortlisted; and when he expects further appointments of board members to be made. (301058)

As set out in the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009, the appointment of members to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is a matter for Mr. Speaker, the Speaker’s Committee for the IPSA and the House itself.