Latest civil service & public affairs moves — September 11
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
- Department for International Trade – Lord Price stood down as minister of state for trade policy, a new Lords minister will be appointed in due course, Greg Hands has taken on the trade policy portfolio.
- Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body – Brendan Connor, Ken Mayhew and Jon Westbrook reappointed as members.
- Ministry of Justice: Criminal Cases Review Commission – Rachel Ellis, Jill Gramann, Linda Lee, Jennifer Portway and Robert Ward appointed as commissioners; Youth Justice Board – Brian Tytherleigh appointed as a member; Judicial Appointments Commission – Jane Furniss, Andrew Kennon and Simon Wessley appointed as lay commissioners, Emir Feisal as a non-legally-qualified commissioner and Mathangi Asokan ad Fiona Monk as judicial commissioners.
- Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Council for Science and Technology – David Cannadine, Suranga Chandratillake, Ottoline Leyser, Max Lu and Joyce Tait appointed as members; UK Research and Innovation – Ian Kenyon named as the chief finance officer.
- Department for Education – Mark Riddell appointed as the national implementation adviser for care leavers; Office for Students – Chris Millward appointed as the first director for fair access and participation.
Houses of Parliament
- House of Lords: Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee – Lord Blencathra replaced Baroness Fookes as chair.
- Scottish Parliament: Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee – John Scott elected as deputy convener; Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee – Graham Simpson elected as convener.
- Scottish Government: Poverty and Inequality Commission – Douglas Hamilton named David Eiser, Hugh Foy, Caroline Kennedy, Katie Schmuecker and Sally Witcher as commissioners.
Local Authorities: by-election results 7 September
- Babergh council – Luke Cresswell elected for Sudbury South – Labour gain from Conservative.
- Cannock Chase council – Linda Tait elected for Hednesford Green Heath – Labour gain from Conservative.
- Cannock Chase council – Stuart Crabtree elected for Hednesford South – Green gain from Conservative.
- Colchester council – Vic Flores elected for Shrub End – Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
- Croydon council – Patsy Cummings elected for South Norwood – Labour hold.
- East Cambridgeshire council – Christine Whelan elected for Ely South – Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
- Glasgow city council – Jim Kavanagh elected for Cardonald – Labour hold.
- Lewes council – Johnny Denis elected for Ouse Valley and Ringmer – Green gain from Conservative.
- Lancaster council – Hilda Parr elected for Skerton West – Labour hold.
- Herefordshire council – Peter Jinman elected for Golden Valley – Independent gain from Conservative.
- North Lanarkshire council – Clare Quigley elected for Fortissat – Labour gain from Conservative.
- Peterborough council – Nigel Simons elected for Eye, Thorney and Newborough – Conservative hold.
- Staffordshire council – Bryan Jones elected for Hednesford and Rawnsley – Conservative hold.
- Suffolk council – Sarah Adams elected for St Johns – Labour hold.
- EEF – Stephen Phipson to replace Terry Scuoler as chief executive at the end of the year.
- Bell Pottinger – James Henderson left his role as chief executive.
- APTI – Andrew Waller took over from Graham Ramsey as chief executive, with Ramsay remaining as chair.
- Community Integrated Care – Mark Adams became chief executive.
- Bloodwise – Rohan Putter appointed director of fundraising and marketing.
- Amber Foundation – Stephen Ballantyne appointed head of fundraising and communications.
- MapAction – Ian Davis promoted to become director of fundraising and marketing.
- Royal College of Midwives – Gill Walton started as chief executive, replacing Cathy Warwick.
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