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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Clerk of the House more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, whether Mr Speaker has a casting vote on the interviewing board for the selection of a recommended candidate to be Clerk of the House and Chief Executive. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worthing West more like this
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Sir Peter Bottomley more like this
unstar this property uin 206829 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
star this property answer text <p>The composition of the panel for the recruitment of Sir Robert Rogers in 2011 was Mr Speaker, the then Leader of the House (Rt Hon Sir George Young), the then Shadow Leader (Rt Hon Hilary Benn), John Thurso MP, the Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith, the Rt Hon Lindsay Hoyle and Sheila Drew Smith. This was – on Mr Speaker’s initiative – the first time that a formal recruitment panel and process was followed.</p><p>Selection panels were not held for appointing the Clerk of the House and Chief Executive in 2006 and 2003. On both occasions the retiring Clerk of the House recommended two names as potential successors and the then Mr Speaker decided which candidate to recommend.</p><p>The changes in approach to recruitment in 2011, and subsequently in 2014, when the opportunity was opened up to both internal and external applicants, is in line with the House’s policy for fair and open competition in all House of Commons recruitment.</p><p>The selection panel decided on the successful candidate by reaching a consensus. The Speaker was Chair of the panel, but did not have a casting vote.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
star this property answering member printed John Thurso more like this
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206827 more like this
206828 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Thurso more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
star this property answering member printed John Thurso more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Thurso more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Peter Bottomley more like this