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Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 9:30 am, 2nd July 2015

The Secretary of State mentions executive search firms. All too often, board appointments are made by executive search firms that do not actually conduct comprehensive searches but go for the same old candidates. What is she doing specifically to ensure gender balance on shortlists? Does she welcome the launch this evening of Harvey Nash’s Inspire apprentice board programme?