Policy paper

Government Lead Non-Executive’s annual report 2014 to 2015

Sir Ian Cheshire, the Government Lead Non-Executive, has published his first annual report that covers April 2014 to March 2015.


Sir Ian Cheshire’s first annual report as Government Lead Non-Executive looks at progress for the enhanced board model. It also covers the impact of non-executives in their departments and across Whitehall. It looks forward to the next phase of the programme, setting out 5 cross-cutting areas where non-executives can add further value to reform government:

  • talent
  • departmental business plans
  • arm’s length bodies
  • major projects
  • risk management

The Government Corporate Governance Code states that the Government Lead Non-Executive will publish a report on progress every year. See previous Government Lead Non-Executive reports.