§ Mr. Oaten
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what date Mr. Digby Griffith was appointed to the team which undertook the independent review of the National Asylum Support Service; on what date he was offered his current position at NASS; and on what date he took up that post. 
§ Beverley Hughes
The independent team established to review the operation of the National Asylum Support Service submitted its report on 30 May 2003.
Mr. Digby Griffith was appointed as Secretary to the independent NASS Review Team during the first week in March 2003 and took up post on 10 March. Following a national open competition he was offered the post of Head of Accommodation in NASS on 24 April. He took up post on 30 June.