Call for Government intervention at Liverpool
The former leader of Liverpool City Council, Mike Storey, has called for the Government to intervene at the authority.
Britch made redundant after Norse restructure
One of the architects of a major local authority-owned contractor has parted company with the firm after 25 years.
Pensions expert backs London CIV
A pensions expert has backed the principles behind the London Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV) after it appeared to run into difficulties.
Councils overhaul management teams
Plymouth City Council and West Lindsey DC have announced significant management overhauls.
Westminster names new chief
Westminster City Council has named its new chief executive following the departure of Charlie Parker, who is leaving to lead the States of Jersey.
Chief who turned round council to leave
Eden DC’s chief executive has announced he will leave at the end of May after seven years’ service.
Behan to step down from CQC
Directors of adult social services have thanked Sir David Behan for his service after he announced he was stepping down from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
McArdle to step down after 12 years
Lincolnshire CC’s chief executive, Tony McArdle, has announced he will be stepping down after more than 12 years in the role.
Sunak replaces Jones as May turns DCLG into ministry
Former businessman Rishi Sunak, a member of the 2015 intake, will replace demoted Marcus Jones after prime minister Theresa May rebranded the Department for Communities and Local Government to reflect a renewed focus on housing.
Town planner to fill boots of new chief executive
A town planner from a real estate investment trust has been hired as Enfield LBC’s new executive director of regeneration and environmental services.
Social care directors in honours list
Social services directors featured prominently in the New Year’s Honours List.
Four new directors to lead Aberdeen transformation
Aberdeen City Council has appointed four new directors to lead a major transformation of the organisation.
Commercialisation expert to replace Lockwood
Harrow LBC’s corporate director of resources, Tom Whiting, has been promoted to interim chief executive.
Interim chief secures £400k settlement
The man expected to become Slough Council’s next permanent chief executive before his council leader backer was ousted has secured a £440,000 settlement to leave, The MJ understands.
Combined authority hires ex-Downing Street adviser
A former No 10 policy unit adviser has been hired as West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) director of housing and regeneration.
Former CCN chairman dies
Hertfordshire CC leader and former chairman of the County Councils’ Network, Robert Gordon, has died, the council has announced.
Lambeth chief steps down
Lambeth LBC chief executive Sean Harriss has resigned, after a period of ill-health, the council has announced.
Former Ofsted inspector moves to Walsall
Walsall MBC has appointed a new director of children’s services. Sally Rowe will join the council from Luton BC where she is the corporate director of people.
Former diplomat replaces Tambini
Ex-diplomat and Treasury adviser Daniel Mouawad has taken up the post of Spelthorne BC chief executive following the departure of Roberto Tambini after 11 years.
Liverpool insist 'business as usual' after chief rebailed
Liverpool City Council has insisted it is ‘business as usual’ after police said chief executive Ged Fitzgerald would remain on bail for another three months.