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
Lord Faulks has left the Conservatives, and now sits as non-affiliated.
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint has left the Conservatives, and now sits as non-affiliated.
House of Commons
Jane Dodds was elected as the new Liberal Democrat MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, the seat was previously held by Conservative Chris Davies.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – Tom Smith to stand down as Chair in February when his term ends.
Radioactive Waste Management – Bruce McKirdy is to retire and stand down as Managing Director in March.
Civil Nuclear Police Authority - Sue Scane joined as an independent member.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Marine Management Organisation – Tom McCormack to become Chief Executive in September.
Ministry of Defence
Defence Equipment and Support - Mark Russell has been announced as the Chair, starting in November.
Scottish Green Party
Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie were elected as Co-Leaders of the party.
Sarah Boyack has replaced Kezia Dugdale as the Labour MSP for Lothian.
By-election Result 30th July
City of London Corporation – Dawn Linsey Wright elected for Coleman Street – Independent gain from Independent. (Stuart Fraser resigned).
By-election Results 1st August
Stockport Council – Charles Gibson elected for Hazel Grove – Liberal Democrat hold. (Jon Twigge resigned).
Huntingdonshire Council – Sarah Wilson elected for Godmanchester and Hemingford Abbots – Liberal Democrat hold. (David Underwood resigned).
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Royal College of Physicians - Wajid Hussain appointed as the Clinical Director for Digital Health.
Heart Research UK - Kate Bratt-Farrar appointed as Chief Executive, replacing Barbara Harpham.
Volunteering Matters - Paul Reddish to replace Oonagh Aitken as Chief Executive.
Transparency International UK - Daniel Bruce will become Chief Executive in the autumn.
Association of Police and Crime Commissioners - Katy Bourne was elected as Chair.
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