She told Labour MP Sylvia Hermon the government was keen to promote meritocracy and diversity and all board positions in the new structure of the Financial Reporting Council, incorporating the responsibilities of the current Accountancy Foundation, would be advertised.
She went no further than to say those responsible for board appointments would be able to consider suitable women candidates.
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars
An audit partner has been appointed at Grant Thornton in its North West offices
KPMG has been appointed with “immediate” effect as the auditor of Dorcaster
The audit for Ibstock will be taken over by Deloitte following a competitive tender process