This week’s Political Updates covers moves and changes at all levels of government.
- Sarah Staniforth, Steven Underwood, Iain McIntosh, Judith Donovan, Professor Ajit Lalvani, Sir Peter Hendy, Jo Foster and Dr Hannah Fry have been appointed to the Science Museum Group Board at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (more info)
- Fiona Butcher, Professor Julian Dowdeswell and Dr Helen Czerski have respectively been appointed as Legal, Academic and Astronomer Trustees of the Royal Museums Greenwich at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (more info)
- Helen Pitcher has been appointed as Chair of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) at the Ministry of Justice (more info)
- Michael Spurr has announced that he will be leaving his role as Chief Executive of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service at the Ministry of Justice (more info)
- Caroline Corby has been announced as the new Chair of the Parole Board at the Ministry of Justice (more info)
- Ms Gisela Stuart has been appointed Chair of Wilton Park at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (more info)
- Martin Coleman has been appointed as an Inquiry Chair and Panel Chair of the Competitions and Markets Authority panel. Kirstin Baker has been appointed as a further inquiry Chair (more info)
- Martin Cave has been appointed as Chair of Ofgem at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (more info)
House of Commons
The House of Commons returns from recess Tuesday 9th October.
House of Lords
The House of Lords returns from recess on Tuesday 9th October.
Adam Price has replaced Leanne Wood as leader of Plaid Cymru
Professor Andrew Millar has been appointed as the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser for Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
This week, the European Parliament will be in Strasbourg for Plenary sessions.