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Civil Servants: Recruitment

Volume 508: debated on Wednesday 24 March 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office pursuant to the answer to the right hon. Member for Horsham of 25 February 2010, Official Report, column 697W, on civil servants: pay, for what reasons the 32 jobs were advertised only on the internal part of the site. (322875)

Departments and Executive agencies have delegated responsibility for recruitment, including the advertising of vacancies for all posts below director general level (top 200). The decision to advertise posts on the internal or external part of the civil service jobs site is determined by the recruiting Department or agency.

The Senior Leadership Committee advises the Cabinet Secretary on the mode of recruitment for top 200 posts.