Latest civil service & public affairs moves — November 18

Written by Dods People on 18 November 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

  • Northern Ireland Office: Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains – Kenneth Bloomfield to stand down as UK Commissioner.
  • Home Office: Migration Advisory Committee - Alan Manning has been reappointed as chair.

Non-Ministerial Departments

  • Office of Gas and Electricity Markets: Jonathan Brearley to start as chief executive on 1 February.

Local Authorities

  • Allerdale Council: Ian Frost to stand down as chief executive.
  • Telford & Wrekin Council: David Sidaway to become chief executive on 8 January.
  • By-election Results: City of London Corporation - Helen Fentiman elected for Aldersgate - Labour hold (caused by the resignation of Labour Common Councilman Richard Crossen); Highland council – Emma Roddick elected for Inverness Central – Scottish National Party hold (caused by the resignation of Scottish National Party council Richard Laird); Fife council – Derek Glen elected for Dunfermline Centrel – Scottish National Party gain (caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Alan Craig); Fife council – Sharon Green-Wilson elected for Rosyth – Scottish National Party hold (caused by the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Sam Steele); Eden council – Neil McCall elected for Shap – Liberal Democrat gain (caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor John Owen); Neath Port Talbot council – Marcia Spooner elected for Rhos – Plaid Cymru gain (caused by the resignation of Labour councillor Alex Thomas); Powys council – Liz Rijnenberg elected for St Mary – Labour gain (caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Sarah Lewis); Torbay council – Jane Barnby elected for Goodrington with Roselands – Conservative gain (caused by the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Rick Heyse); Tunbridge Wells council – Justine Rutland elected for Culverden – Liberal Democrat gain (caused by the death of Conservative councillor Ronen Basu).

Industry

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Interest Groups

  • Cancer Research UK: Philip Almond as executive director of fundraising and marketing, replacing Ed Aspel from December.
  • Comic Relief: Alex Reid to become chief executive in March.
  • British Heart Foundation: Charmaine Griffiths to replace Simon Gillespie as chief executive at the end of the year.

Trade Associations

  • Water UK: Christine McGourty to become chief executive.
  • Association of Short Term Lenders: Vic Jannels to replace Benson Hersch as chief executive in January.
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