Policy paper

Government Lead Non-Executive’s annual report 2015 to 2016

Sir Ian Cheshire, the Government Lead Non-Executive, has published his second annual report that covers April 2015 to March 2016.



Sir Ian Cheshire’s second annual report as Government Lead Non-Executive looks at the board programme across Whitehall. It also covers the impact of non-executives in their departments and across Whitehall. It sets out progress towards Sir Ian Cheshire’s 5 cross-cutting priorities for the non-executives network:

  • 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.