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Treasury Committee approves Richard Hughes' appointment as OBR Chair

15 July 2020

The Treasury Committee publishes its report on the appointment of Richard Hughes as the Chair of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

The Committee held the appointment session on 13 July 2020 and is satisfied that Mr Hughes has the professional competence and personal independence to be appointed.

The Committee therefore consents to Mr Hughes' appointment and wishes him every success in his role.

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