New lay Commissioner appointed to the JAC

23 July 2019

The Lord Chancellor today announced the appointment by Her Majesty the Queen of Sue Hoyle as a new lay Commissioner of the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) following an open competition.

The appointment is for a 3-year period commencing 1 August 2019.

The JAC is an independent commission that selects candidates for judicial office in courts and tribunals in England and Wales, and for some tribunals with a UK-wide jurisdiction. The JAC selects candidates for judicial office on merit, through fair and open competition.

The JAC comprises a Chairman and 14 Commissioners.

The full announcement is on the GOV.UK website.

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