Lincolnshire Housing Partnership says Anthony Read will lead its board from 17 September. He will replace Lynda Bowen, who was appointed on an interim basis in April after the previous incumbent, Stephen Savage, resigned.

Nicky Connor has been appointed as the interim director of health and social care for the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership.

Ann Marie Carr has been appointed as West Lothian Councils head of housing, customer and building services. Pic supplied by WL Council.

Robert Black has been appointed Interim Care Quality Director at The Orders of St John Trust.

David Orr has been named new chair of Clarion’s housing association arm.

A new minister of state for health has been appointed, as prime minister Boris Johnson continued his government reshuffle yesterday. Chris Skidmore, MP for Kingswood, has replaced Stephen Hammond, MP for Wimbledon, at the Department of Health and Social Care.

Inverness-based care provider Meallmore has appointed a group hospitality manager to ensure consistently high food standards across its 23 care homes in Scotland. Jody Marshall joins Meallmore after a career in the hotels industry.

British philosopher Roger Scruton has returned to the role of chair of the Building Better Building Beautiful housing commission, a role he was sacked from earlier this year.