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.
Gavin Williamson was sacked as Secretary of State for Defence.
Penny Mordaunt appointed as Secretary of State for Defence (formerly Secretary of State for International Development).
Rory Stewart appointed as Secretary of State for International Development (formerly Minister of State, Ministry of Justice).
Houses of Parliament:
House of Commons
Fiona Onasanya removed as MP for Peterborough. A by-election will take place on 6th June.
Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament – Stewart Hosie replaced Ian Blackford as a member.
Statutory Instruments Joint Committee – Susan Elan Jones replaced Dan Carden as member
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Office of Communications – Julie Pirone and Stephen Spiers appointed as members of the Advisory Committee for Scotland.
Northern Ireland Office
Local Government Pension Scheme for Northern Ireland - Lindsay Todd named as Chair, Mark McBride as Independent Member and Paddy Mackel as Employee Representative Member.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission – Adam Smith, Adrian Greer, Judith Buchanan and Leslie Vinjamuri appointed as members.
Melinda Simmons has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Ukraine.
Department for Work and Pensions
Industrial Injuries Advisory Council - Raymond Agius named as an independent member.
Department of Health and Social Care
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency – John Wilkinson to retire as Director of Devices in October.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Committee on Fuel Poverty - Anuradha Singh appointed as a member.
National Assembly for Wales
Standards of Conduct Committee - Gareth Bennett removed as a member.
Care Inspectorate Wales - Margaret Rooney became Deputy Chief Inspector.
Kezia Dugdale to stand down as an MSP for Lothian this summer and will be replaced by Sarah Boyack.
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Road Safety Foundation – Kate Fuller named as Road Safety Engineering Director.
Seafarers UK – Catherine Spencer appointed as Chief Executive, starting in July.
Action on Hearing – Michael Wilkinson appointed as Digital Director.
FTI Consulting – Stephen Day named as Head of Issues and Campaigns.