New appointments this week in UK politics, the civil service and public affairs
Dods People draws together a list of appointments in Westminster politics, the devolved administrations and the public affairs sector in the last week.
Houses of Parliament:
House of Lords
EU Justice Sub-committee - Lord Lester of Herne Hill discharged as a member.
House of Commons
Joint Committee on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Neil Gray, Meg Hillier, David Jones, Edward Leigh, Caroline Spelman and Mark Tami appointed as members.
Baroness Barran appointed as a Baroness in Waiting (Government Whip).
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Sea Fish Industry Authority - Michael Sheldon appointed as Deputy Chair and James Buchan and Linda Rosborough appointed as members.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Science Museum Group - Anton Valk, Professor Russell Foster, Dame Fiona Woolf, Sharon Flood and David Phoenix reappointed as members.
Department for Work and Pensions
BPDTS Ltd - Peter Dewfall joined as Head of Digital Service Management.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Financial Reporting Council – Dominic Lindley, Naomi L’Estrange and Bob Scott appointed as members of the Actuarial Council and Fiona Kordiak as a member of the Audit and Assurance Council.
Department of Health and Social Care
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency - Ian Hudson to stand down as Chief Executive in September 2019.
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee – Richard Lyle discharged as a member.
Local Government and Communities Committee – Alex Rowley named as Deputy Convener.
Jenny Rathbone was suspended by the Labour Assembly group.
Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs committee – Helen Mary Jones appointed as a member.
Assembly Commission – Sian Gwenllian appointed as a Commissioner, replacing Adam Price.
Powys Council – Caroline Turner appointed as Chief Executive.
By-election Results 22nd November
Westminster City Council – Margot Bright elected for Lancaster Gate – Conservative hold. (Robert Davis resigned).
Enfield Council – James Hockney elected for Bush Hill Park – Conservative hold. (Jon Daniels resigned).
Windsor and Maidenhead Council – David Cannon elected for Datchet – Conservative hold. (Jesse Grey died).
Wirral Council – Jean Robinson elected for Upton – Labour hold. (Matthew Patrick resigned).
Independent Age – Baroness Neuberger appointed as Chair of the Trustee Board.
Cafod - Christine Allen named as the new Director.
Depaul UK - Paul McKenzie named as Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications.
Fundraising Regulator – Lord Harris to replace Lord Grade as Chair in January.
National Theatre – Clare Thorp appointed as Director of Press and Communications.
ThinkForward – Ashley McCaul appointed as Chief Executive.
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