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Dan O’Mahoney has been appointed to the new role of Clandestine Channel Threat Commander, leading the UK’s response to tackling illegal attempts to reach the UK.
Fiona Caldicott will stand down as National Data Guardian at the Department for Health and Social Care. A replacement is being recruited.
Barbara Woodward has been named as the UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.
Charlie Taylor has been announced as the preferred candidate for next Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons.
Philip Barton has been named as the first Permanent Under Secretary in the new Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office in September.
Lord Nash has been appointed as the new Lead Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office, replacing Ian Cheshire.
Joanna Roper has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands in succession to Peter Wilson.
Lindy Cameron will become the Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre in October, replacing Ciaran Martin.
Lindy Cameron will stand down as Director-General of the Northern Ireland Office.
David Wood, Sarah Galvani, Judith Aldridge and appointed as members Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.
Justin Holliday has been appointed as Tax Assurance Commissioner at HM Revenue & Customs, replacing Melissa Tatton.
House of Lords
The following Conservative life peers have been announced:
Aamer Sarfraz, Andrew Sharpe, Daniel Moylan, Edward Udny-Lister, Edward Vaizey, Helena Morrissey, Henry Bellingham, James Wharton, John Mark Lancaster, Joseph Johnson, Kenneth Clarke, Lorraine Fullbrook, Michael Spencer, Neil Mendoza, Nicholas Herbert, Patrick McLoughlin, Philip Hammond, Ruth Davidson and Veronica Wadley.
New Labour life peers have been announced:
Anthony Woodley, Brinley Davies, Kathryn Clark, Prem Sikka and Susan Hayman.
Nigel Dodds has been appointed as a Democratic Unionist Party life peer.
New crossbench life peers have been announced:
Evgeny Lebedev, Ian Botham, Louise Casey and Minouche Shafik.
New non-affiliated life peers have been announced:
Catharine Hoey, Charles Moore, Claire Fox, Frank Field, Gisela Stuart, Ian Austin, and John Woodcock.
Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament
Angela Burns became a member of the Public Accounts Committee.
Andrew RT Davies has replaced Angela Burns as a member of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.
David Melding has replaced Suzy Davies as a member of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee.
Janet Finch-Saunders has replaced Andrew RT Davies as a member of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee.
Laura Anne Jones has replaced David Melding as a member of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee.
Laura Anne Jones has replaced Janet Finch-Saunders as a member of the Children, Young People and Education Committee.
Suzy Davies became a member of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee.
Douglas Ross has been elected as the new Leader.