In addition, since I am not a civil servant with a career to pursue, I am free to assert my independence from the government of the day even more forcefully than they did. And I shall, should this ever prove necessary.
In the meantime I merely wish to add that it is the role of the Civil Service Commissioners, not the Recruitment and Assessment Services Agency, to ensure that the Civil Service Recruitment Code is followed by all Departments.
Sir Michael Bett
First Civil Service Commissioner
Office of the Civil