Collection

Public Appointments

Directorate:
People Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information and vacancies for regulated Ministerial appointments.


Introduction

A public appointment is, typically, a Ministerial appointment to the Board of a public body.

Public bodies deliver the priorities of Ministers or the Scottish Parliament, through the delivery or scrutiny of services or by providing impartial, expert advice on a specific topic.

 

Applying for a public appointment

About public appointments

Equality and diversity

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from people from protected groups, including women, disabled people, those from minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.  

If you are disabled and require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the public appointments process please get in touch with the Public Appointments Team Freephone 0300 244 1898 or email public.appointments@gov.scot.

The Ethical Standards Commissioner publishes details about the diversity of public appointees. 

Reasonable adjustments for disabled people

Scottish Ministers have set an equality outcome that public appointments are more diverse and broadly reflect the general population by 2021. Disabled people are encouraged to apply for public appointments.

If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the public appointments process please get in touch with the Public Appointments Team Freephone 0300 244 1898 or email Public.appointments@gov.scot.

FAQs

Public bodies

Announcements

Information about people appointed can be found in the news releases below:

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Contact

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Call us on Freephone 0300 244 1898.

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