Some public appointment application processes may be paused until after the General Election on 4 July, as set out in Section H of the General Election Guidance 2024 (PDF, 200KB). If you are concerned about how this affects your application, please contact the relevant sponsor department.

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Public appointees play a vital role in public life. They help guide the strategy for some of the most important institutions in the United Kingdom.

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 views of the society they serve and this is an important part of our levelling up agenda.

Read on to find out how you can be one of the many people who help make a difference to public services.

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