Overview of Appointing Person scheme

In July 2016 Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd (PSAA) was selected by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to take on the role of Appointing Person for principal local government and police bodies.

This overview of the Appointing Person scheme outlines the nature and scope of an Appointing Person’s responsibilities and explains why PSAA is well suited to take on this role. It also provides a detailed progress report on our work to date to ensure that the role delivers significant, tangible benefits for the local bodies which opt into our carefully designed Appointing Person arrangements.

Overview of Appointing Person scheme