Closed petition Create an Independent Board to make all public appointments

We want all public appointments to non-governmental organisations, like the BBC, to be made by a new Independent Board, made up of a cross-section of society. Ministers should have no role in deciding on who is appointed to non-governmental organisations, or making these appointments.

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We believe that the current appointments process leaves too much scope for Ministers to make appointments to friends and political allies, and that this can lead to institutional capture of non-governmental organisations.

This can reduce public confidence in public appointees and the institutions they work for. The Public need confidence that non-governmental organisations and the people appointed to them are entirely independent.

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