Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 July 2011.
Terms of Reference
The Constitution Unit findings
The Institute for Government findings
A Statutory Veto
Joint recruitment by Parliament and Government
An "effective veto"
Broadening the scope
2 What are pre-appointment hearings for?
3 Agreeing the job specification
4 Information about other candidates
5 Power of veto
The Office of Budget Responsibility - an exceptional case?
A power of dismissal?
6 Which posts should be subject to the hearings?
The current list
The IfG's proposals
The Government's proposals
7 Consolidated guidance
Conclusions and recommendations
Annex 1: List of pre-appointment hearings held, July 2008 to July 2011
Annex 2: Table of proposed categorisations of posts to be subject to pre-appointment hearings
Annex 3: Indicative list of posts to be subject to pre-appointment hearings
Annex 4: Joint Guidance for Departments and Select Committees
List of printed written evidence
Oral and Written Evidence
Thursday 16 June 2011