Recruitment

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th May 1987.

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Photo of Mr Richard Luce Mr Richard Luce , Shoreham 12:00 am, 11th May 1987

Methods of recruitment to the Civil Service are revised as the tasks required of civil servants and the skills and qualities they need change. Within the Civil Service Commission, the recruitment research unit is actively engaged in reviewing the effectiveness of existing procedures and developing improved procedures. Underlying these changes is a continuing commitment to the fundamentals of fair and open competition and selection on merit.