Latest civil service & public affairs moves — April 16
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
- Home Office: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme – Bryan Clark replaced Gordon Shipley as director.
- Department for Education: Construction Industry Training Board – Peter Lauener to become chair on 1 May, replacing James Wates.
- Department for International Trade: John Mahon appointed as director-general, exports.
- Ministry of Justice: Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service – Edward Timpson appointed as chair.
- Competition and Markets Authority – Andrew Tyrie to become chair.
- Serious Fraud Office – Mark Thompson to replace David Green as director on an interim basis from 21 April.
- Scottish Government: Scottish Social Services Council – Lorraine Gray to become interim chief executive in late April, replacing Anna Fowlie.
Local authorities: by-election results 12 April
- St Edmundsbury Council – Max Clarke elected for St Olaves – Labour hold. (Bob Cockle resigned).
- South Northamptonshire Council – Jonathan Riley elected for Middleton Cheney – Conservative hold. (Judith Baxter resigned).
- Chichester Council – Kate O’Kelly elected for Rogate – Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative. (Gillian Keegan MP resigned).
- Sunday Mail – John Ferguson named as political editor.
- Weber Shandwick – Sarah Richardson joins to run the corporate section.
- Maitland Political – Razi Rahman to become chair.
- BECG – Rachel Bell named as non-executive director and chair.
- Wooden Spoon – Sarah Webb promoted to become chief executive.
- Cardinal Hume Centre – George O’Neill to become chief executive in July.
- British Stammering Association – Norbert Lieckfeldt to stand down as chief executive.
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