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Pre-appointment Hearing: The First Civil Service Commissioner

Pre-appointment hearing

The Civil Service Commission exists to provide assurance that civil servants are selected on merit on the basis of fair and open competition; and to help safeguard an impartial Civil Service.

The First Commissioner is appointed by HM the Queen on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, for a five-year non-renewable term of office.

The position is subject to pre-appointment scrutiny by the Committee.