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 Morris of Handsworth (Labour, life peer) retired from the House of Lords on 21st July.
House of Commons
Backbench Business Committee – Gareth Bacon replaced Nickie Aiken as a member.
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee – Ian Levy replaced Daniel Kawczynski as a member.
Procedure Committee - James Gray and Douglas Ross replaced Anthony Mangnall and Gary Sambrook as member.
Women and Equalities Committee - Elliot Colburn replaced Nickie Aiken as a member.
Departments of State:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Ofcom - Melissa Tatton to become Interim Group Director, Corporate in September.
Department for Transport
Highways England- Dipesh J Shah to replace Colin Matthews as Chair.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sarah Munby became Permanent Secretary on 20th July.
Financial Reporting Council - Mark Babington has been appointed Executive Director, Regulatory Standards, while Alex Kuczynski has been appointed Executive Director, Corporate Services and General Counsel.
Groceries Code Adjudicator – Mark White to replace Christine Tacon as Adjudicator later in the year and will work alongside her as Deputy in the interim.
HMRC – Melissa Tatton to stand down as Valuation Office Agency Chief Executive.
Northern Ireland Government
Legal Services Board - Flora Page and Stephen Gowland appointed as non-lay members and Marina Gibbs reappointed as a lay member.
Allerdale Borough Council – Andrew Seekings appointed as Chief Executive having been in the role on an interim basis.
Brighton and Hove Council - Phelim Mac Cafferty became the Leader of the Council, replacing Labour’s Nancy Platts as the Green Party took control of the council.
Staffordshire County Council – Alan White became Leader of the Council, replacing Philip Atkins.
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Refugee Council – Enver Soloman appointed as Chief Executive.
The Fawcett Society – Sam Smethers to stand down as Chief Executive.
Muslim Aid - Kashif Shabir replaced Jehangir Malik as Chief Executive on an interim basis.
European Foundation Centre – Delphine Moralis to become Chief Executive in September, replacing Gerry Salole.
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis - Grazina Berr replaced Gary McMahon as Chief Executive