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New appointments this week in UK politics, the civil service and public affairs

New appointments this week in UK politics, the civil service and public affairs

Imogen Spencer-Dale | Dods People

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Dods People draws together a list of appointments in Westminster politics, the devolved administrations and the public affairs sector in the last week.


Liberal Democrats

Rosy Cobb suspended as Head of Media.


Devolved Authorities:

Scottish Government

Laura Paton has been appointed the new HM Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland, replacing Michelle McLeod.

Welsh Government

Hybu Cig Cymru – Kevin Roberts reappointed as Chair.


Local Authorities:

Wakefield Council - Denise Jeffrey replaced Peter Box as Leader of the Council on 1st December.

Torridge District Council – Anna Dart stood down as Leader of the Council.

Sheffield City Council - Charlie Adan recommended as the Interim Chief Executive.

By-election Result 5th December

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council - Julie Edwards elected for Ynyshir - Labour gain (caused by the resignation of Plaid Cymru councillor Darren Macey).



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Interest Groups

National Institutions of the Church of England - Stephanie Harrison appointed as Director of Risk and Assurance.

Scottish Land & Estates - Sarah-Jane Laing appointed as Chief Executive.

Action on Elder Abuse - Veronica Gray named as Deputy Chief Executive.

Trade Associations

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries - Stephen Mann to become Chief Executive on 6th January.

National Housing Federation - Rhys Moore has been appointed as Executive Director of Public Impact.


Metro Bank - Craig Donaldson to stand down as Chief Executive at the end of December.


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