New appointments this week in UK politics, the civil service and public affairs
Karen Buck appointed Shadow Minister for Social Security. | PA Images
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 Commons
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee – Stephanie Peacock replaced Conor McGinn as a member.
Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills - Richard Burgon, Maria Eagle, Christina Rees, Andy Slaughter and Owen Thompson replaced Chris Elmore, Imran Hussain, Conor McGinn and Grahame Morris as members.
Departments of State:
Ministry of Justice
Richard Heaton to stand down as Permanent Secretary this summer after his five year tenure comes to an end.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
David Concar has been appointed British High Commissioner to the United Republic of Tanzania in succession to Sarah Cooke.
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation - Catherine McClellan joined the board.
HM Revenue & Customs - Angela MacDonald appointed as Deputy Chief Executive and Second Permanent Secretary from 1st August.
Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills – Christine Ryan to become Chair on 1st August, replacing Julius Weinberg.
The Crown Estate Board - Robin Budenberg reappointed as Chair.
Karen Buck appointed Shadow Minister for Social Security.
Laura Anne Jones became MS for South Wales East on 6th July, following the death of Mohammad Asghar last month.
Gareth Bennett has changed from Independent to Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party.
Audit Scotland - Jackie Mann became a non-executive board member on 10th July Colin Crosby will take the same post on 1st October.
Sandwell Council - Yvonne Davies stood down as Council Leader, Maria Crompton will replace her on an interim basis.
Rochford Council - Mike Steptoe stood down as Council Leader and Simon Wootton was elected as the new Council Leader.
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Kennel Club - Mark Beazley named as Chief Executive, replacing Rosemary Smart.
Tree Aid – Tom Skirrow appointed as Chief Executive.
Savera UK - Afrah Qassim appointed as Chief Executive.
Carers UK – Nick Baird to become Chair in October.
ActionAid UK - Srabani Sen to become Chair in September.
National Autistic Society – Norman Lamb became Vice President.
Living Streets – Lord Bates became President.
Public Affairs Board - Liam Herbert elected as Chair.
Honorary Treasurers Forum - Richard Williams to replace Denise Fellows as Chief Executive.
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