Posts Tagged ‘Public Appointments’

Public appointments process needs major shake-up

by Michael Meacher.

Amid all the hysteria over the referendum a few other events are worth noting below the radar, though obviously on a much lesser scale. Two appointments and one non-dismissal have been notable in this last week alone, though these are only the latest examples of a long decline in proper accountability in this country. After […]

The Coalition’s boost for patronage

by Michael Meacher.

On Tuesday,  an innocuous little announcement was dribbled out of Whitehall with little or no pick-up in the media.    It said that the Government had decided to wind up the Appointments Commission.   Since this Commission was set up as an independent body precisely to stop political interference in public appointments, particularly in the […]

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