The Ministerial Appointments Monitor – jobs for the boys (and jobs for the girls, too)

When Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa announced the Cabinet decision to  have ethnicity data collected for candidates appointed to State sector boards and committees, she said the government every year makes appointments to 429 state sector boards and committees.

That gives Ministers the opportunity to make appointments to an average eight public bodies a week.

Then there is the scope to dispense good cheer by announcing awards of various sorts.

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Peeni Henare announced the awarding of some fellowships and Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods announced the line-up of disaster recovery and regeneration experts who will speak at the Canterbury Earthquakes Recovery Symposium. Continue reading “The Ministerial Appointments Monitor – jobs for the boys (and jobs for the girls, too)”