Ministry of Justice: Business Interests

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th March 2018.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which members of his Department's board are responsible for ensuring the proper application of the business appointment rules for former Ministers and senior civil servants.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Applications by former Ministers are considered by the independent Advisory Committee on Business Appointments directly.

For applications from former Civil Servants our Departmental Audit and Risk Committee, which is chaired by a Departmental Non-Executive Director, will monitor compliance issues relating to the Business Appointment Rules at regular intervals.

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