Civil Service Jobs outside London

Part of Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons on 25th November 2021.

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Photo of Sally-Ann Hart Sally-Ann Hart Conservative, Hastings and Rye

According to the “Preparing for the Civil Service Verbal and Numerical tests” section of the Government website, these tests are

“fair and free from bias and discrimination”,

but they are based on algorithms to ensure that a

“person meets the requirements of a particular job level”.

What steps is my right hon. Friend taking to ensure that the civil service employs individuals from a broad spectrum of political beliefs?