Dominic Raab, who took over from Alok Sharma as housing minister in January, has now moved out of the post in order to take on the Brexit Secretary brief, vacated by David Davis who resigned yesterday.
Cheshire & Warrington LEP chair Christine Gaskell is to become vice-chair of NP11, a Government-funded board comprising the North’s 11 Local Enterprise Partnership figureheads, brought together to promote the Northern Powerhouse.
Mark Kitts, assistant director of regeneration at Liverpool City Council, has joined the roster of councils speaking about their large-scale development plans and private sector partnerships, at this half-day event in Manchester on Thursday 12 July.
Trafford Council has confirmed that its chief executive Theresa Grant and corporate director Joanne Hyde have both resigned their posts, effective as of yesterday. The departures leave four senior positions at the council vacant.
The controversial Manchester city centre development is to go ahead after Secretary of State James Brokenshire notified the St Michael’s Partnership that the application will not be called in for a public inquiry.
The Japanese industrial giant is still in the frame to build a £20bn nuclear power plant at Wylfa on Anglesey after an extraordinary board meeting yesterday resolved to seek an agreement with the UK Government on the project.