Cabinet Office: Senior Civil Servants

(asked on 12th October 2020) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many applications were received for the recently vacant position of Cabinet Secretary.

Answered by
Julia Lopez Portrait
Julia Lopez
Minister of State (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
This question was answered on 3rd November 2020

The Minister for the Civil Service appointed Simon Case as Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, following an expressions of interest process. This is in line with the process used for previous such appointments, and was overseen by the First Civil Service Commissioner. Details of candidates for internal positions are not normally disclosed.

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