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The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to appoint a Chair and Two Independent Members to the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB).

Public bodies, and their boards, play an important role in the lives of the people of Northern Ireland. A Public Appointment provides an opportunity for a wide-range individuals from different backgrounds to use and develop their skills and experience to make a difference to public life. 

AWB is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by DAERA. The AWB is a statutory body responsible for setting minimum wages, and certain other employment rights, such as holiday entitlement, for agricultural workers in Northern Ireland.

Further information about the organisation can be obtained from the DAERA website.