Culture change call after extension decision
A senior Northamptonshire CC councillor has called for culture change after failing to be informed about a key decision.
Combined authority chief to leave
The chief executive of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has announced his departure after just over a year.
Council withdraws from partnership to concentrate on transformation
Surrey CC’s human resources (HR) and organisational development (OD) departments have withdrawn for at least a year from a three-council partnership as the authority concentrates on transformation.
Raynes bags combined authority post
Smith Square’s former head of programmes, Paul Raynes, is to join the team of directors at the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.
Suspended Sellgren leaves council
A council chief executive suspended for nine months after an independent review into problems faced by voters at the General Election has left the authority.
Kerswell named as interim chief at Newham
Katherine Kerswell has been appointed as interim chief executive of Newham LBC to replace current chief Kim Bromley-Derry, who will retire at the end of this month.
Oxfordshire leader stands by unitarisation despite ministerial pause
Oxfordshire CC’s leader has vowed to keep his unitary proposals on the back-burner after local government minister Rishi Sunak backed a pause in reorganisation plans.
Rutland shakes-up management team
Rutland CC has shaken-up its senior management team, with three directors taking on new roles.
Bracey 'honoured' to take reins at Milton Keynes
Michael Bracey will stand in as chief executive at Milton Keynes Council when Carole Mills leaves the authority.
Johnson promoted at Wolverhampton
Tim Johnson has been promoted to managing director at Wolverhampton City Council.
Wealden appoints new chief executive
Wealden DC has appointed Trevor Scott as its new chief executive.
Powys CC chief executive to leave
Powys CC chief executive Jeremy Patterson is to leave the authority after almost 10 years in the role, the council has announced.
Grant chosen to lead troubled Northamptonshire
Beleaguered Northamptonshire CC has chosen former Trafford MBC boss Theresa Grant to be its new chief executive after a recruitment process carried out with the support of the Local Government Association.
Northamptonshire finance officer who issued Section 114 quits
Northamptonshire CC’s chief finance officer has handed in his resignation weeks after issuing an early warning the council already risks missing key savings targets.
Surrey CC finance chief quits
Surrey CC director of finance, Sheila Little, has left the authority as part of a transformation programme following the arrival of new chief executive Joanna Killian.
Two chiefs ousted after change of political control
Two prominent women chief executives have departed from their posts after falling victim to a change of political control at their authorities.
Werran named as Localis boss
Think-tank Localis has named Jonathan Werran as its new chief executive, replacing Liam Booth-Smith who left for a post as special adviser to local government secretary James Brokenshire.
Surrey announces new top team
Surrey CC has hired three new executive directors to its top team to work, joining chief executive Joanna Killian who took up her post in March.
Former Norfolk CC leader Jordan dies
Former leader of Norfolk CC, Cliff Jordan, has died just weeks after he stepped down from his post.
Manzie made a Dame
The former interim chief executive of Birmingham City Council, Stella Manzie, has been made a Dame in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to local government.