Peers find 'strong and effective leadership' at council
Telford & Wrekin Council has ‘strong and effective’ political and managerial leadership, Local Government Association peers have found.
Parr to step down after 38 years in sector
Halton Council’s chief executive, David Parr, is to step down at the end of March.
Naylor quits council for consultancy job
Barking and Dagenham LBC chief executive Chris Naylor has announced he will step down after seven years at the council.
Chief and leader at odds over government intervention request
Tensions between Thanet DC’s chief executive and leader have erupted into the open after the latter asked the Government to intervene in the council.
Belfast chief takes on Jersey role
Belfast City Council’s chief executive is set to become Jersey’s new top civil servant.
Uttlesford announces new chief executive
Peter Holt has been officially confirmed as the new chief executive of Uttlesford DC.
Derbyshire to abandon collective leadership
The council is set to appoint a permanent managing director after four years in a management overhaul.
MHCLG housebuilding survey met with scepticism
A government survey designed to find out ‘any remaining barriers that may be stifling’ councils’ housebuilding plans has been met with scepticism by council chiefs.
Borough chief to step down
Southwark LBC chief executive, Eleanor Kelly, has announced she is due to retire early next year.
Thorpe promoted to top job at North Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire Council has appointed its learning, skills and culture director, Pete Thorpe, to succeed chief executive Denise Hyde.
Breckland goes it alone in wake of strategic partnership end
Breckland DC has failed to convince another Norfolk district to join it in a new strategic partnership after its deal with South Holland DC ended.
EXCLUSIVE: Government rejects university hall quarantine idea
The Government has dismissed calls from the nine regional chief executives to allow international students from red-list countries (RLC) to quarantine in university halls.
Pendle announces new chief executive
Rose Rouse will take up the role in early autumn, subject to a vote at the authority’s next full council meeting.
Oldham MBC to bring in interim chief executive
Councillors will vote on a recommendation to appoint Harry Catherall next week.
Top MHCLG man to speak at Future Forum
The top official at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is to be a keynote speaker at The MJ’s Future Forum next month.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to end chief sharing
Councillors are expected to agree to make separate chief executive appointments in meetings to take place next week.
Sandwell appoints new interim chief executive
Kim Bromley-Derry became the third chief executive officer in as many years when he was appointed on an interim basis this week.
Eden and Carlisle end joint chief arrangement
Eden DC and Carlisle City Council will no longer share chief executive Jason Gooding from the end of the month.
Chief executive calls time on 40-year career
West Berkshire Council’s chief executive, Nick Carter, has retired after 16 years leading the organisation.
New chief praises council's 'rebellious instinct'
Ashfield DC has announced Theresa Hodgkinson as their new chief executive officer.