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Appointments taken up by former ministers

Recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments in 2014-15 and 2015-16, where an outside appointment has been taken up or announced.

The advice given about the new appointments of former ministers, which were considered by the committee.

Information on appointments taken up before 2014-15 can be found in the relevant ACOBA annual report

If an appointment is not listed here, it does not necessarily mean that approval has not been given, as we release information only when we are informed that an appointment has been taken up or announced.

ACOBA recommendations - latest publications

This list includes the Committee’s advice on appointments published in February 2016.

  1. Lamb, Norman - Minister for Care and Support, Department of Health - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  2. McVey, Esther - Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  3. Willetts, Lord - Minister for Universities and Science, BIS - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision

ACOBA recommendations - alphabetical

This list contains all appointments published since our last annual report.

  1. Andrews, Leighton - Minister for Education and Skills, Welsh Government - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  2. Barker, Greg - Minister of State, DECC and Minister for Business Engagement with India - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  3. Browne, Jeremy - Minister of State, Home Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  4. Burt, Alistair - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  5. Burt, Baroness - Assistant Government Whip - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  6. Clegg, Nick - Deputy Prime Minister - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  7. Davey, Edward - Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  8. De Mauley, Lord - Parliamentary Under Secretary, Defra - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  9. Deighton, Lord - Commercial Secretary to the Treasury - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  10. Gillan, Cheryl - Secretary of State for Wales - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  11. Grant, Helen - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Decision
  12. Green, Stephen (Lord) - Minister of State for Trade and Investment - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  13. Hague, William - Leader of the House of Commons - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  14. Hammond, Stephen - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  15. Heath, David - Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Defra - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  16. Hoban, Mark - Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  17. Lamb, Norman - Minister for Care and Support, Department of Health - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  18. Lansley, Andrew - Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  19. Laws, David - Minister of State for Schools and Minister of State in the Cabinet Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  20. Livingston, Lord - Minister of State for Trade and Investment - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  21. Luff, Peter - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  22. McVey, Esther - Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  23. Neill, Bob - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DCLG - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  24. Northover, Baroness - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DFID - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  25. O'Brien, Stephen - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DFID - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  26. Paterson, Owen - Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  27. Robertson, Hugh - Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  28. Rogerson, Dan - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  29. Russell, Michael - Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Scottish Government - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  30. Salmond, Alex - First Minister of Scotland - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  31. Simmonds, Mark - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  32. Swinson, Jo - Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs, BIS - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  33. Warsi, Baroness - Senior Minister of State, FCO, and Minister for Faith and Communities, DCLG - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  34. Webb, Steve - Minister for Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  35. Willetts, Lord - Minister for Universities and Science, BIS - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision