Recruitment for Chair of Lay Observers’ National Council now underway

Those with an interest in independent scrutiny in places of detention may also be interested to know that recruitment for the position of Chair of the Lay Observers’ National council is now underway. The process is being run by the Cabinet Office’s Centre for Public Appointments, see link below for more information and how to apply. The closing date for applications is 12 March 2018.


To find out more about the Lay Observer organisation, visit their website at