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.
See the makeup of the new government, including the ongoing Parliamentary Private Secretary announcements here.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Low Carbon Contracts Company and Electricity Settlements Company - Regina Finn appointed as Chair.
Ministry of Justice
Investigatory Powers Tribunal – Andrew Knight, Charles Flint and Susan O’Brien reappointed as members.
Department for Work and Pensions
Social Security Advisory Committee - Liz Sayce named as Chair from 1st September, on an interim basis, replacing Ian Diamond.
Forestry Commission – Julia Grant reappointed as a commissioner.
UK Statistics Authority/Office of National Statistics – Ian Diamond appointed as the National Statistician, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, Permanent Secretary of the Office for National Statistics and Head of the Government Statistical Service.
Alex Sobel named as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Shadow Foreign Secretary.
Helen Whately reappointed, and Paul Scully appointed, as Deputy Chair.
Alec Shelbrooke reappointed, and Andrew Bowie, David Evennett, Helen Grant, Ranil Jayawardena and Caroline Johnson appointed, as Vice-Chairs.
Northern Ireland Government
Northern Ireland Housing Executive – Chris Welch appointed as a member of the board.
By-election Results 8th August
Worcester Council – Mel Allcott elected for Claines – Liberal Democrat gain from Conservatives. (Stuart Denlegh-Maxwell died).
East Northamptonshire Council – Lee Walker elected for Irthlingborough Waterloo – Conservative hold. (Marika Hillson resigned).
Cambridge Council – Josh Matthews elected for Newnham – Liberal Democrat hold. (Lucy Nethsingha resigned as elected as an MEP).
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Nesta – Ravi Gurumurthy to replace Geoff Mulgan as Chief Executive at the end of the year.
World Land Trust – Jonathan Barnard to replace John Burton as Chief Executive in September.
Cats Protection – Catherine Cottrell appointed as Director of Income Generation, starting on 23rd September.
National Council for Voluntary Organisations – Peter Kellner to stand down as Chair at the end of November.
Royal National Institute of Blind People – Stuart Fox to become Director of Finance, having been in the role on an interim basis.