Latest civil service & public affairs moves — September 18
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Houses of Parliament
House of Lords – Lord Bishop of Lincoln was introduced on 14 September; Finance Committee – Lord Colgrain replaced Lord Leigh of Hurley as a member.
House of Commons: members appointed to select committees (view the Dods Monitoring select committee wallchart here).
- Backbench Business Committee – Bob Blackman, Rehman Chishti, Patricia Gibson, Jess Phillips, Alex Sobel and William Wragg.
- Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee - Drew Hendry, Stephen Kerr, Stephen Kinnock, Peter Kyle, Ian Liddell-Grainger, Rachel Maclean, Albert Owen, Mark Pawsey, Antoinette Sandbach and Anna Turley.
- Communities and Local Government Committee – Mike Amesbury, Bob Blackman, Helen Hayes, Kevin Hollinrake, Fiona Onasanya, Andrew Lewer, Mark Prisk, Mary Robinson and Liz Twist.
- Culture, Media and Sport Committee – Julie Elliott, Paul Farrelly, Simon Hart, Julian Knight, Ian C. Lucas, Christian Matheson, Brendan O'Hara, Rebecca Pow, Jo Stevens and Giles Watling.
- Defence Committee – Leo Docherty, Martin Docherty-Hughes, Mark Francois, Graham Jones, Johnny Mercer, Madeleine Moon, Gavin Robinson, Ruth Smeeth, John Spellar, and Phil Wilson.
- Education Committee – Lucy Allan, Michele Donelan, Marion Fellows, James Frith, Emma Hardy, Trudy Harrison, Ian Mearns, Lucy Powell, Thelma Walker and William Wragg.
- Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee – Alan Brown, John Grogan, Paul Flynn, Caroline Johnson, Sandy Martin, Sheryll Murray, David Simpson, Angela Smith and Julian Sturdy.
- Exiting the European Union Committee – Peter Bone, Joanna Cherry, Christopher Chope, Stephen Crabb, Jonathan Djanogly, Richard Graham, Peter Grant, Wera Hobhouse, Seema Malhotra, Andrea Jenkyns, Jeremy Lefroy, Pat McFadden, Craig Mackinlay, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Emma Reynolds, Stephen Timms, John Whittingdale, Hywel Williams and Sammy Wilson.
- Foreign Affairs Committee – Ian Austin, Chris Bryant, Ann Clwyd, Mike Gapes, Stephen Gethins, Nusrat Ghani, Ian Murray, Andrew Rosindell, Royston Smith and Nadhim Zahawi.
- Health Committee – Luciana Berger, Ben Bradshaw, Lisa Cameron, Rosie Cooper, Dr Caroline Johnson, Diana Johnson, Johnny Mercer, Andrew Selous, Maggie Throup and Paul Williams.
- Home Affairs Committee – Christopher Chope, Stephen Doughty, Preet Gill, Sarah Jones, Tim Loughton, Stuart C. McDonald, Esther McVey, Will Quince, and Naz Shah.
- International Development Committee – Richard Burden, James Duddridge, Nigel Evans, Pauline Latham, Chris Law, Ivan Lewis, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Paul Scully, Virendra Sharma and Henry Smith.
- International Trade Committee – Julia Dockerill, Nigel Evans, Marcus Fysh, Ranil Jaywardena, Chris Leslie, Emma Little Pengelly, Faisal Rashid, Keith Vaz, Catherine West and Matt Western.
- Justice Committee – Kemi Badenoch, Ruth Cadbury, Alex Chalk, Bambos Charalambous, David Hanson, John Howell, Gavin Newlands, Laura Pidcock, Victoria Prentis and Ellie Reeves.
- Northern Ireland Affairs Committee – Gregory Campbell, Maria Caulfield, Stephen Hepburn, Lady Sylvia Hermon, Kate Hoey, Jack Lopresti, Conor McGinn, Nigel Mills, Ian Paisley and Jim Shannon
- Science and Technology Committee – Bill Grant, Darren Jones, Clive Lewis, Stephen Metcalfe, Neil O'Brien, Graham Stringer and Martin Whitfield.
- Scottish Affairs Committee – Deidre Brock, David Duguid, Hugh Gaffney, Christine Jardine, Gerald Killen, John Lamont, Paul Masterton, Danielle Rowley, Tommy Sheppard and Ross Thomson.
- Transport Committee – Ronnie Cowan, Steve Double, Paul Girvan, Huw Merriman, Luke Pollard, Laura Smith, Iain Stewart, Graham Stringer, Martin Vickers and Daniel Zeichner.
- Treasury Committee – Rushanara Ali, Charlie Elphicke, Stephen Hammond, Stewart Hosie, Alister Jack, Kit Malthouse, Alison McGovern, Catherine McKinnell, John Mann and Wes Streeting.
- Welsh Affairs Committee – Chris Davies, Geraint Davies, Glyn Davies, Paul Flynn, and Ben Lake.
- Women and Equalities Committee – Angela Crawley, Philip Davies, Rosie Duffield, Kirstene Hair, Jared O'Mara, Jess Phillips, Gavin Shuker and Tulip Siddiq.
- Work and Pensions Committee – Heidi Allen, Alex Burghart, Marsha De Cordova, Neil Coyle, Ruth George, Steve McCabe and Chris Stephens.
- Environmental Audit Committee – Therese Coffey, Geraint Davies, Zac Goldsmith, Caroline Lucas, Kerry McCarthy, Anna McMorrin, John McNally, Matthew Offord, Dan Poulter, Joan Ryan and Alex Sobel.
- Petitions Committee – Rehman Chishti, Martyn Day, Michelle Donelan, Steve Double, Mike Hill, Susan Elan Jones, Catherine McKinnell, Paul Scully, and Liz Twist.
- Procedure Committee – Bob Blackman, Peter Bone, Christopher Chope, Ronnie Cowan, Nic Dakin, Chris Elmore, Helen Goodman, Ranil Jayawardena, David Linden, Melanie Onn and William Wragg.
- Public Accounts Committee – Bim Afolami, Heidi Allen, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Martyn Day, Chris Evans, Caroline Flint, Luke Graham, Andrew Jones, Gillian Keegan, Shabana Mahmood, Nigel Mills, Layla Moran, Bridget Phillipson and Gareth Snell.
- Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee – Ronnie Cowan, Paul Flynn, Marcus Fysh, Cheryl Gillan, Kelvin Hopkins, Rupa Huq, David Jones, Sandy Martin and David Morris.
- Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion – John Bercow appointed as chair; Tom Brake, Lisa Cameron, Mims Davies, Margaret Hodge, Seema Malhotra, Maria Miller, Anne Milton, Jess Phillips, Will Quince and Gavin Shuker appointed as members.
- Selection Committee – Alan Campbell, David Evennett, Patrick Grady, Andrew Griffiths, Jessica Morden, Christopher Pincher, Julian Smith, Mark Tami and Bill Wiggin appointed as members.
- Prime Minister’s Office – Baroness Shields appointed as the prime minister's special representative on internet safety.
- Department for Transport: Highways England – Alan Cumming appointed as a non-executive director.
- Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Research and Innovation – Ian Kenyon named as chief finance officer.
- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs – Phil Rothwell appointed as the chair of the Northumbria RFCC; Adrian Lythgo as the chair of the North West RFCC; Philip Rees as the chair of the South West RFCC; Professor Robert Van de Noort as the chair of the Thames RFCC.
- Ministry of Justice: Prison Service Pay Review Body – Nicholas Caton reappointed to the body.
- Department for Education: Office for Students – Chris Millward named as the first director for fair access and participation.
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Laura Clarke has been appointed British high commissioner to New Zealand in succession to Jonathan Sinclair; John Murton is appointed ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and non-resident ambassador to the Republic of the Congo; Richard Wood has been appointed as Her Majesty's ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway in succession to Sarah Gillett.
- Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts Council England – Matthew Bowcock, David Bryan, David Joseph and Nazo Moosa had their terms as members extended until the end of October; Royal Museums Greenwich – Charles Dunstone reappointed as a trustee; Charity Commission Board – Mike Ashley reappointed as a board member; Advisory Council on National Records and Archives – Trevor Woolley, Hillary Bauer, Lesley Ferguson, and Michael Smyth reappointed as member; National Portrait Gallery – David Ross appointed as a trustee.
- HM Revenue & Customs – Edward Troop to retire as executive chair and first permanent secretary at the end of 2017; Jacky Wright appointed as new chief digital and information officer
- Competition and Markets Authority – David Currie to step down as Chair in the next few months.
- SDLP – Nichola Mallon elected as deputy party leader.
- Welsh Government: Life Sciences Hub Wales – Mansel Aylward named as chair.
Local authorities: by-election results 14 September
- Mid Devon council – Anthony Bush elected for Westexe – Conservative gain from UKIP.
- Trafford council – Aidan Williams elected for Bucklow-St Martins – Labour hold.
- West Dorset council – Cheryl Reynolds elected for Lyme Regis and Charmouth – Independent gain from Conservative.
- Dairy UK – Paul Vernon is the new chair, replacing David Dobbin.
- Confederation of British Industry - Graham Hutcheon and Debbie Crosbie announced as new chair and vice-chair of CBI Scotland Council.
- Trades Union Congress – Sally Hunt elected as president.
- Citizens Advice – Will Cavendish, Mark Haysom and Andrew Stephenson to replace Mark Gamsu, Anne Stephenson and Jonathan Rees as board trustees.
- Change, Grow, Live – David Biddle to stand down as chief executive in 2018.
- Community Integrated Care – Mark Adams appointed as chief executive, replacing Phil Pelger who was in the role on an interim basis.
- Asthma UK – Jessica Holland named as deputy director of media, campaigns and brand experience.
- Nuffield Health – Mahmood Shafi appointed as medical director.
- Newington Communications – Richard Holden named as an associate director.
- Curtin&Co – Andrew Bingham named as an associate director.
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