Porter confirmed as new Luton chief
Luton BC’s deputy chief executive has been promoted to the authority’s top job.
Fidler appointed DfT's local transport director
Stephen Fidler, deputy director in the Department for Transport’s strategic roads division, has been named as its new director of local transport, succeeding Graham Pendlebury, who retires at the end of May.
Scarborough to appoint new chief executive
Scarborough BC is expected to appoint Michael Greene as its new chief executive next month.
Tributes to ‘committed and dedicated’ former Gateshead chief
Gateshead MBC has paid tribute to former chief executive and ‘true gentleman’ Roger Kelly following his death aged 65.
Islington chief Lesley Seary announces retirement
Lesley Seary has today announced she will be retiring after eight years as chief executive at Islington LBC.
Treasury official to join MHCLG
A Treasury official has been appointed as director general at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Dudley chief to join Barnsley
Sarah Norman is poised to become the new chief executive at Barnsley MBC.
Newham hires Loderick as new chief
Newham LBC has appointed Althea Loderick as its new chief executive, replacing interim chief Katherine Kerswell.
Chief to step down after 13 years in post
Rushcliffe BC chief executive Allen Graham has announced he will leave the authority in June after nearly 13 years in post.
Interim Beattie secures permanent role
Stirling Council has confirmed Carol Beattie as its new chief executive officer.
Hamilton to leave DCN for improvement role
Director of the District Councils’ Network (DCN), Matthew Hamilton, has been appointed as the new improvement manager at the Local Government Association (LGA).
Roberts gets CIPFA advisory role
Brian Roberts has joined the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in the part-time advisory role of associate director for local government.
Councils bring back joint chief executive role
Two local authorities have reinstated the position of joint chief executive after sector peers said it would ‘drive the councils into the future’.
Chief retires as leader demands change
South Cambridgeshire DC’s nine-month-old Lib Dem administration has announced that chief executive Beverly Agass is retiring from her post.
Birmingham axes COO role following Probert departure
Angela Probert has announced her departure from Birmingham City Council after almost three years in post.
Bailey set to take reins at Sutton
Helen Bailey is set to become the permanent chief executive of Sutton LBC.
Chief's future hangs in balance
The future of South Cambridgeshire DC’s absent chief executive, Beverly Agass, will be discussed behind closed doors at a meeting of the council’s employment committee this afternoon.
SOLACE recruits former Localis chief executive
Alex Thomson has been announced as head of policy at the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE).
Local government director general to leave ministry
The director general of local government Dr Jo Farrar is to leave the ministry later this year, it has been announced.
Sefton chief executive Carney announces retirement
Sefton Council’s chief executive Margaret Carney has announced that she will retire in May.