Latest civil service & public affairs moves — March 30

Written by Dods People on 30 March 2020 in News

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

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Government departments

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Nick Hurd appointed as independent adviser on Grenfell.
  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Hemant Patel appointed as a non-executive board member.
  • Cabinet Office: Advisory Committee on Business AppointmentsLord Pickles to replace Baroness Browning as Chair on 1 April.

Non-Ministerial Departments

  • Competition and Markets Authority: Andrea Coscelli reappointed as chief executive.

Devolved Authorities

  • Greater London Authority: Alison Moore and Murad Qureshi replaced Tom Copley and Fiona Twycross as Labour Londonwide AMs; Tom Copley took up post as Deputy Mayor for Housing.
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Health Committee - Colin McGrath replaced Sinead Bradley as a member.


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Interest Groups

  • Comic Relief: Alex Reid stood down as chief executive, Ruth Davison to take the role on an interim basis.
  • Clic Sargent: Rachel Kirby-Rider promoted to become chief executive, replacing Katy Lee.
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