first_imgRecruitment starts for new Social Mobility Commission Chair The Equality Hub has begun recruitment for a new Chair of the Social Mobility Commission (SMC).Sandra Wallace and Steven Cooper will continue acting as interim Co-Chairs until October 2021 at the latest.The chair will lead the SMC in promoting social mobility both within and outside Government, oversee work to strengthen the evidence base and improve public understanding of how opportunity is created and made accessible to all.Recruitment for the role begins today and applications will be taken until 11 June 2021.The role is advertised on HMG Public Appointments’ website.To note:The SMC is an independent statutory body that exists to create a United Kingdom where the circumstances of birth do not determine outcomes in life.The Equality Hub sponsors the SMC and as a result the Minister for Women and Equalities has statutory responsibility for appointing the Commission’s chair. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Commission, Government, Minister, mobility, outcomes, UK, UK Government, United Kingdom, Wallace, website, womenlast_img