Migration Advisory Committee: Public Appointments

Home Office written question – answered on 21st May 2019.

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Photo of Lord Green of Deddington Lord Green of Deddington Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the criteria for any new appointments to their Migration Advisory Committee include expertise on both the positive and negative impacts of immigration on the UK.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

Any appointment to the MAC will be made in line with the Cabinet Office Governance Code for Public Appointment 2016 and Ministers will decide the appropriate criteria to be used.

The most recent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) appointments were made in 2017 and the criteria for those appointments were set out in the advertisement on the HM Government Public Appointments website,https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

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