Latest civil service & public affairs moves — June 11
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Houses of Parliament
House of Lords
- Lord Glentoran (Conservative, hereditary peer) retired on 1 June, a by-election to replace him will take place in due course.
- EU Committee – Lord Woolmer of Leeds discharged as a member.
- EU Financial Affairs Sub-committee – Lord Fraser of Corriegarth and Lord Woolmer of Leeds discharged, Lord Giddens and Lord Cavendish appointed as members.
- EU External Affairs Sub-committee – Baroness Chalker appointed as a member.
- EU Justice Sub-committee – Lord Gold discharged, Lord Wasserman appointed as a member.
- EU Internal Market Sub-Committee – Lord Wei discharged, Lord Robathan appointed as a member.
House of Commons
- Environmental Audit Committee – Glyn Davies discharged, James Gray appointed as a member.
- International Development Committee – James Duddridge discharged, Mark Menzies appointed as a member.
- Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee – Sarah Champion discharged, Tulip Saddiq appointed as a member.
- Women and Equalities – Tulip Siddiq and Rosie Duffield discharged, Teresa Pearce and Sarah Champion appointed as members.
- Work and Pensions Committee – Andrew Bowie and Emma Dent Coad discharged, Rosie Duffield and Justin Tomlinson appointed as members.
- Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Historic England – Martin Daunton reappointed to the board; British Museum – Charlie Mayfield appointed as a trustee; Charity Commission – Mike Ashley reappointed as a member of the board.
- Attorney General’s Office: Serious Fraud Office – Lisa Osofsky appointed as director, from 3 September.
- Department for Education: Construction Industry Training Board – Kevin Mcloughlin, Robert Williams and Steve Fox appointed to the board.
- Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel – Sarah Elliott, Mary Gurrey, Karen Manners, Peter Sidebotham, Dale Simon and Susan Tranter to be members of the new body from 29 June.
- Department for Work and Pensions: BPDTS Ltd – Ian Wilson appointed as a non-executive director.
- Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Jeremy Pocklington to replace Helen MacNamara as director-general of housing in September.
- Ministry of Justice: Mark Rawlinson joined as lead non-executive board member, Shirley Cooper and Nick Campsie as non-executive board members.
- Office of Gas and Electricity Markets: Mary Starks appointed as executive director, consumers and markets from September.
- Welsh Government: Heléna Herklots to replace Sarah Rochira as the older people’s commissioner for Wales; Andy Fry to replace Des Tidbury as chief fire and rescue adviser for Wales in July.
- Scottish Government: Simon Routh-Jones appointed as chief inspector of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
Local authorities: by-election results
- Mid Devon Council – Lance Kennedy elected for Cranmore – Conservative hold. (Clarissa Slade died).
- South Oxfordshire Council – Sue Cooper elected for Benson and Crowmarsh – Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative. (Richard Pullen resigned).
- East Staffordshire Council – Gordon Marjoram elected for Crown – Conservative hold. (Stephen Smith resigned).
- British Medical Association – Rob Harwood elected as chair of the BMA consultants committee.
- Association of British Insurers – Amanda Blanc to replace Andy Briggs as chair in October.
- Hub for London – Margaret Cooney appointed as chief executive.
- General Optical Council – Adam Sampson appointed as interim chief executive and registrar.
- Ordnance Survey – Neil Ackroyd appointed as interim chief executive, replacing Nigel Clifford.
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