Collection

Appointments taken up by former ministers

Recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments since 2014-15, 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 - alphabetical

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

  1. Alexander, Danny - Chief Secretary to the Treasury - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  2. Andrews, Leighton - Minister for Public Services, Welsh Government - ACOBA recommendation

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

    • Decision
  4. Biagi, Marco - Minister for Local Government & Community Empowerment, Scottish Government - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

    • Decision
  8. Cable, Vince - Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

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

    • Decision
  13. Duncan, Alan - Minister of State, Department for International Development - ACOBA recommendation

    • Decision
  14. Foster, Lord - Deputy Chief Whip - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Decision
  22. Hughes, Simon - Minister of State, Ministry of Justice - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

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

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

    • Decision
  28. Maude, Lord - Minister for Trade and Investment - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

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

    • Decision
  33. Osborne, George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury - ACOBA recommendation

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

    • Decision
  35. Pickles, Eric - Secretary of State, DCLG - ACOBA recommendation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Decision