Exceptional Appointments made without a competition
Paragraph 3.3 of the Governance Code allows, in exceptional circumstances, for Ministers to appoint a candidate without a competition following a consultation with the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
There is a requirement in the Governance Code for Ministers to make the decision public alongside their reasons for doing so.
A list of exceptional appointments made without a competition is set out below along with the Commissioner’s observations.
14 February 2017 – Sports Wales: Mr Lawrence Conway CB Appointment without competition Ref 175
16 February 2017 – North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust: Mr Dusty Amroliwala OBE Appointment without Competition Ref 171