Collection

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 - alphabetical

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

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

    • 11 February 2015
    • Decision
  2. Barker, Greg - Minister of State, DECC and Minister for Business Engagement with India - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  3. Browne, Jeremy - Minister of State, Home Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  4. Burt, Alistair - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • 11 February 2015
    • Decision
  5. Gillan, Cheryl - Secretary of State for Wales - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  6. Hammond, Stephen - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  7. Heath, David - Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Defra - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  8. Hoban, Mark - Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions - ACOBA recommendation

    • 24 March 2015
    • Decision
  9. Luff, Peter - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence - ACOBA recommendation

    • 31 July 2014
    • Decision
  10. Neill, Bob - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DCLG - ACOBA recommendation

    • 31 October 2013
    • Decision
  11. O'Brien, Stephen - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DFID - ACOBA recommendation

    • 31 March 2014
    • Decision
  12. Robertson, Hugh - Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • 27 May 2015
    • Decision
  13. Russell, Michael - Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Scottish Government - ACOBA recommendation

    • 14 May 2015
    • Decision
  14. Simmonds, Mark - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office - ACOBA recommendation

    • 14 May 2015
    • Decision
  15. Warsi, Baroness - Senior Minister of State, FCO, and Minister for Faith and Communities, DCLG - ACOBA recommendation

    • 9 March 2015
    • Decision
  16. Willetts, David - Minister for Universities and Science, BIS - ACOBA recommendation

    • 17 March 2015
    • Decision