Latest civil service & public affairs moves — November 30

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

By Dods People

30 Nov 2020

Government departments

Non-Ministerial Departments

  • HM Revenue & Customs: Jayne-Anne Gadhia to become chair in January, replacing Mervyn Walker.

Local Authorities

  • Pembrokeshire Council: Richard Brown appointed as interim chief executive, replacing Ian Westley at the end of the month.
  • South Tyneside Council: Tracey Dixon named as leader after Iain Malcolm resigned from the role and the party.
  • Central Bedfordshire Council: James Jamieson to stand down as leader in January.
  • By-election results 26 November: Perth and Kinross Council – Ian Massie elected for Perth City North – Scottish National Party hold. (Dave Doogan resigned); Liz Barrett elected for Perth City South – Liberal Democrat gain from Scottish National Party (Bob Band died).


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Interest Groups

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind Association: Rory Palmer joined as senior public affairs and campaigns manager.
  • Versus Arthritis: Liam O’Toole to retire as chief executive next year.
  • RSPCA: John Kerslake promoted to become deputy chief executive.
  • Changing Faces: Becky Hewitt to stand down as chief executive.

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