Latest civil service & public affairs moves — April 15
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
- Cabinet Office: Government Property Agency – Steven Boyd to become chief executive on 10 June.
- Department for Transport: HS2 Ltd – Judith Hackitt and Stephen Hughes appointed to the board as non-executive directors.
- Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Space Agency – Sally Howes replaced David Southwood as chair. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service – Mike Clancy reappointed as a member.
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bank of England Financial Policy Committee – Anil Kashyap reappointed as a member. Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee – Michael Saunders reappointed as a member.
- Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission – Les Allamby reappointed as the chief commissioner.
- Department for Work and Pensions: BPDTS Ltd – Mal Singh has been appointed as finance director and a board member.
- Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homes England – Brian McIntyre named as chief digital and technology officer.
- Ministry of Justice: Civil Procedure Rule Committee –John McQuater appointed as the lay and consumer advice member.
- Home Office: Disclosure and Barring Service – Paul Whiting to replace Adele Downey as chief executive from 1 May on an interim basis.
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Roderick Drummond has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
- Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: British Museum – Grayson Perry reappointed and Vivian Hunt, Geroge Weston and Philipp Hildebrand appointed as trustees.
House of Parliament
- House of Commons: Northern Ireland Committee – Desmond Swayne replaced Robert Goodwill as a member.
Welsh Government: Ofcom – David Jones named as the first board member for Wales. Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust – Martin Woodford named as chair.
By-election result 11 April: Burnley Council – Peter McCann elected for Rosehill with Burnley Wood – Liberal Democrat hold (Christine White resigned, she had been sitting as a Burnley and Padiham Independent). Merthyr Tydfil Council – Michelle Jones elected for Cyfarthfa – Independent gain from Independent (Paul Brown died). Lambeth Council – Nanda Manley-Browne elected for Thornton – Labour hold (Lib Peck, Leader of the Council, resigned). Edinburgh Council – Rob Munn elected for Leith Walk – SNP gain from Labour (Marian Donaldson resigned).
- Dogs Trust – Owen Sharp to become chief executive.
- Nacro – Campbell Robb to become chief executive in July.
- Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity – Louise Griew to become chief executive.
- Children’s Society – Mark Russell to replace Matthew Reed as chief executive in August.
- Community Action Suffolk – Christine Abraham promoted to chief executive.
- Working Chance – Natasha Finlayson to replace Jocelyn Hillman as chief executive in June.
- Scottish Wildlife Trust – Jo Pike promoted to chief executive, replacing Jonny Hughes.
- GroceryAid – Andy Ward appointed as finance director.
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