HC Deb 19 July 2001 vol 372 cc410-1W
Dr. Starkey

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what arrangements are being made to recruit the next HM Chief Inspector of Schools in England. [5610]

Estelle Morris

I am grateful to Mike Tomlinson for agreeing to extend his one-year appointment as HM Chief Inspector for five months. This extension, until 30 April 2002, was confirmed yesterday by Order in Council. Recruitment for the post will be run in accordance with the guidelines of the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments following advertisement in the national press in September.

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