About Appointments

To find out more about public appointments and read answers to our frequently asked questions covering what a public appointment is, the type of work a public appointee might do and how to apply, click here.

Diversity in public appointments

Devolved Administrations

Diversity in public appointments

The Public Appointments Data Report provides a diversity breakdown of public appointees. The current data is here.

We encourage applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and across the whole of the United Kingdom.

Boards of public bodies are most effective when they reflect the diversity of the society they serve – this is an important part of our levelling-up agenda.

When you apply for a role you will be asked to answer some questions about yourself, including some diversity information (although you can choose “prefer not to say” in response to these questions).

One of the questions will ask whether you have a disability. Read further information on recording whether or not you have a disability.

Full details will be set out in the role advert and you may wish to refer to our tips on applying.

When you apply you will have the opportunity to select if you would like your application considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. You can also request reasonable adjustments to the application process.

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Devolved Administrations

To find out more about appointments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, click here.

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