Scotland Office: Business Interests

Scotland Office 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 Scotland, 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 David Mundell David Mundell The Secretary of State for Scotland

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

For applications from former Civil Servants, Departmental Audit and Risk Committees, which are chaired by Departmental Non-Executive Directors, will monitor compliance issues relating to the Business Appointment Rules at regular intervals.

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