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.
Note to editors
These appointments were made in accordance with the Cabinet Office Governance Code for Public Appointments. Terms have the possibility of reappointment, subject to the provisions of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005.
Remuneration for lay Commissioners is non-pensionable fee of £338.38 a day. For serving salaried judges these posts are unpaid.
The time commitment is 28 days a year.