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Dear Bedford Borough Council,

Human Resources

Please inform me what questions were used in the interview for the Monitoring Officer OR Head of Legal OR Deputy Head of Legal roles (OR similar senior legal roles within the Council).

Please inform me of the guided/model answers for the above interview?

Please inform me about what the interview comprised i.e. interview and presentation? psychometric testing?

Was an external organisation instructed to carry out the above process?

Yours faithfully,

Linsey Preston

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Dear Ms Preston

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.17264

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council. 

 

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the authority must
state whether or not the information exists and I confirm that we do hold
some of the information you requested.

 

Please find the information you requested below:

 

1.       Please inform me what questions were used in the interview for
the Monitoring Officer OR Head of Legal OR Deputy Head of Legal roles (OR
similar senior legal roles within the Council).

 

This information is not available.

 

2.       Please inform me of the guided/model answers for the above
interview?

 

This information is not available.

 

3.       Please inform me about what the interview comprised i.e.
interview and presentation? psychometric testing?

 

Interview, presentation, psychometric testing and an assessment day.

 

4.       Was an external organisation instructed to carry out the above
process?

 

An external company carried out the psychometric testing and an assessment
day.

 

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Dear Bedford Borough Council,

 

Human Resources

 

1.       Please inform me what questions were used in the interview for
the Monitoring Officer OR Head of Legal OR Deputy Head of Legal roles (OR
similar senior legal roles within the Council).

2.       Please inform me of the guided/model answers for the above
interview?

3.       Please inform me about what the interview comprised i.e.
interview and presentation? psychometric testing?

4.       Was an external organisation instructed to carry out the above
process?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Linsey Preston

 

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