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MHCLG appoints new director general

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A senior Treasury official has been appointed as the new general director for local government at the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

Catherine Frances, who has been director for public services at the Treasury since 2014, succeeds Jo Farrar after she became chief executive of HM Prisons and Probation Service.

Ms Frances was named the 24th most influential person whose work shapes local government in 2018’s LGC 100.

 

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