Latest civil service & public affairs moves — July 15

Written by Dods People on 15 July 2019 in News
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New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

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Government departments

  • Cabinet Office: Government Automation Taskforce: Ian Dalton CBE appointed as executive chair, the position begins on the 8th July; Sir Kim Darroch, ambassador of the United Kingdom to the United States has resigned.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: H.E. Dr Arman Kirakossian, ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the United Kingdom, has passed away; Nicholas Woolley succeeds Fergus Cochrane-Dyet OBE as British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia; Mockbul Ali OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Dominion Republic and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti; Steven Fisher has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova. The appointment begins in September.
  • Home Office: Office of the Immigrations Services Commissioner - John Tuckett appointed immigration services commissioner.
  • Department for Education: Student Loans Company – Adam Treslove appointed Head of Corporate Affairs.
  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Financial Reporting Council – Simon Dingemans has been named as the government’s preferred candidate to the post of chair; Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – chief executive of Sellafield Ltd Paul Foster will step down from the role in January 2020.
  • Northern Ireland Office: Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland – Vilma Patterson appointed as member. The appointment lasts five years, ending on the 30th June 2024.
  • Department for International Trade: Dr Liam Fox MP announced the creation of an Australasia HM trade commissioner.

House of Commons

  • Electoral Commission: Rob Vincent reappointed as an electoral commissioner.

Devolved Authorities

  • Welsh Government: National Infrastructure Commission for Wales – John Lloyd Jones OBE will continue as interim chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales until December 2019.
  • London Assembly: London Sport – Jillian Moore appointed as chair.

Local Authorities

  • By-election Results 11 July: East Riding – Mike Heslop-Mullins elected for Bridlington North – Liberal Democrat gain (caused by the death of Conservative councillor Richard Harrap); Herefordshire – Dave Boulter elected for Whitecross – It’s Our County hold (caused by the disqualification of It’s Our County councillor Sue Boulter).

Industry  

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Interest Groups

  • Carnegie UK Trust: Sarah Davidson appointed chief executive, the role begins in early August.

Trade Unions

  • Royal College of Midwives: Sascha Wells, Neil Tomlin, Dee Davies, Keelie Barrett, Janet Ballentine and Sarah Jones have joined the RCM board, their roles begin on the 1 September. Natalie Linder has been re-elected to the board.

Trade Association

  • NHS Providers: Sir Ron Kerr will take over as chair from Dame Gill Morgan on the 1st January 2020.

Charities

  • Point of Care Foundation: Richard Smith appointed as chair.
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