December 2020 SpAd Updates

December 2020 SpAd Updates

Guido’s combed through today’s SpAd pay band document to find updates to his SpAd list. The relatively few changes are listed below:

  • Allegra Stratton formally moves from the joint Treasury/No. 10 SpAd team to Boris’s No. 10 team
  • Rory Geoghegan fills the home affairs vacancy in No. 10’s policy unit, filling the gap left by Blair Gibbs after leaving to join Public First
  • Rory Gribbell joins No. 10’s policy unit as their new education lead
  • Sophia True moves from DEFRA to the No. 10 press office
  • Ross Allan returns to No. 10; Logan Graham and Philip Peters join.
  • Will Sweet joined the Foreign Office after DfID was merged.
    • His fellow DfID SpAd, Will Holloway, left at the time and was today announced the new Deputy Director of Onward
  • New Home Office appointment: Hannah Geurin
  • New Defence appointment: Daisy Peck
  • Natasha Adkins departs BEIS to become the new COP26 advisor to the President-Designate
  • New DWP appointment: Ed Winfield
  • New Welsh department appointment: Olivia Williams
  • New Scottish office appointment: John Cooper

SpAds will be delighted to learn that Guido’s seminal list is now, for the first time and in the interests of transparency, ordered by pay band…

Keep up to date with Guido’s rolling SpAd list here

* This article was originally published by Guido Fawkes