Attorney General launches recruitment campaign for new Chief Inspector

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The Attorney General, Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP, is seeking to appoint the next Chief Inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service.

The Chief Inspector plays a central role in improving the criminal justice system through inspections of the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office. The work of Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) includes identifying best practice and areas for improvement, and offering an independent level of assurance is crucial in challenging poor performance and enhancing the quality of justice.

The Chief Inspector is responsible for leading an independent inspectorate, holding responsibility for the development and delivery of independent inspection programmes, the production of high-quality, evidence-based inspection reports including findings and recommendations, and providing independent assurance to the public and the Government on the effectiveness of public prosecutions. The Chief Inspector is the organisation’s voice and spokesperson and is responsible for providing clear and visible leadership to staff.

For more information about the role please visit the Cabinet Office Public Appointments website.

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