This week’s Political Updates covers moves and changes at all levels of government.
Dr Edward Day has been appointed as Drug Recovery Champion
Charlotte Briscall has been appointed as ESFA’s new Customer Experience, Digital and Data Director
Mr Nigel Dakin has been appointed Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands
Mr Tim Otty QC has been appointed as the UK’s representative on the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe
Harry Bain reappointed as a Trustee on the Treasure Valuation Committee Board
Jonathan Hall QC appointed as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
Philippa Helme, Principal Clerk of the Table Office who joined the House of Commons in 1983 is retiring
Rt Rev Colin Sinclair has been installed as Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s 2019 General Assembly (more info)
House of Lords
Lord Steel of Aikwood has rejoined the Liberal Democrats.
David Macdonald, Change UK’s lead candidate in Scotland defects to Lib Dems a week before European elections
European elections are taking place 23 – 26 May.