Ofcom

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the timescale is for the recruitment of a new CEO of Ofcom; and for what reasons it has been deemed necessary to appoint an interim CEO of Ofcom.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

Ofcom's Chief Executive is appointed by the chairman and the other non-executive members of Ofcom, with the approval of the Secretary of State. As such, the process and timing of the appointment is a matter for the Ofcom Board. I have asked the chairman to contact you about the process.

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