Public Appointments

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 11 February 2015.

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Photo of Francis Maude Francis Maude The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office 11:30, 11 February 2015

As I have said, we have moved significantly towards our aim of ensuring that 50% of public appointments are of women. I recently hosted events organised in Birmingham and Leeds to encourage people from outside London to express interest and apply for such roles, and I am delighted to say that there was a huge amount of interest. We will continue down that path. [Interruption.]