New appointments this week in UK politics, civil service and public affairs
Dods People draws together a list of last week's appointments in Westminster politics, all the devolved administrations and the public affairs sector.
Houses of Parliament:
House of Lords
Lord Sutherland of Houndwood (crossbench, life peer) died 29th January 2018.
Privileges and Conduct Committee - Lord McAvoy appointed as a member.
Procedure Committee - Lord McAvoy appointed as a member.
Selection Committee - Lord McAvoy appointed as a member.
Services Committee - Lord McAvoy appointed as a member.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – Malcolm Morley replaced David Batters as Chair of Radioactive Waste Management.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Ofcom – Bob Downes appointed as the first Board Member for Scotland.
Department for Education
Ofsted Board – Kathryn August and Pamela Scriven appointed to the board, replacing Linda Farrant and Paul Snell. John Huges reappointed to the board.
Clare Lombardelli appointed as Chief Economic Adviser.
Monetary Policy Committee - Gertjan Vlieghe reappointed as an External Member.
Department for Transport
Highways England – Peter Mumford appointed as Executive Director of Major Projects & Capital Portfolio Management.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Matthew Field has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Andrew Noble has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Romania.
Charity Commission – Baroness Stowell named as the preferred candidate for Chair.
Careers Wales Board – Liz Harris and Emma Richards named as members.
By-election Results 1st February
Cornwall Council – Jayne Kirkham elected for Falmouth Smithick – Labour hold.
Sunderland Council - Martin Haswell elected for Pallion – Liberal Democrat gain from Labour.
YMCA England – Reg Bailey appointed as Chair.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations – Anna Fowlie to become Chief Executive in April.
YoungMinds – Sarah Brennan to stand down as Chief Executive in May.
GK Strategy – Emily Wallace resigned as Managing Director.
Teneo Blue Rubicon – Martin Donnelly to become a Senior Adviser.
Edelman – Alan Maine joined as a Senior Director.
Google – Tim Chatwin to replace Peter Barron as Head of Communications and Public Affairs for the EMEA region.