OCPA statement on public appointment processes in Wales during social distancing public health provisions due to COVID-19

Blog post by Peter Riddell

Monday 23 March 2020

The Commissioner and the Welsh Government agreed a temporary pause on competitions for public appointments made by Welsh Ministers, on 23 March 2020. The detail can be read here.

The decision remained under review and as a result of updated public health advice, on 30 June the Welsh Government decided to lift the suspension of competitions on a phased basis, starting with competitions already underway, using video-conferencing technology. More detail can be found on the Welsh Government’s website gov.wales.