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The Cabinet Secretary, with the approval of the Prime Minister, has appointed Antonia Romeo as the new Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Justice

The Cabinet Secretary, with the approval of the Prime Minister, has appointed Antonia Romeo as the new Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Justice

“I am delighted to welcome Antonia back to the Ministry of Justice. I know that she shares my passion for reforming the justice system, protecting the public and reforming offenders, and I look forward to working with her, when we feel safer from the pandemic

“I am also very grateful to Mike Driver for his exceptional leadership as the Interim Permanent Secretary and for his help in addressing the challenges the department faced in the second half of last year”

“Antonia’s appointment is great news for the Department of Justice. As a seasoned Permanent Secretary, she brings a wealth of experience from various roles across government and a deep understanding of the Department of Justice

“I would also like to thank Mike Driver who has led the department strongly over the past few months”

“I am delighted to be named permanent secretary in the Department of Justice. I have spent most of my career in the department working on its important agenda of protecting the public and reducing reoffending, ensuring access to justice and uphold the rule of law I know the incredible work the 75th000 members of the MoJ do it firsthand each day and look forward to working with the Lord Chancellor, Ministers and the team on this important work

“At the same time, it is difficult to leave the DIT after four brilliant years of building the division and launching the UK’s independent trade agenda – thanks to all ministers and colleagues”

Antonia will take up her post on June 18 To take office on January 1st, 2021 John Alty, Director General of Trade Policy, will assume the role of Provisional Permanent Secretary in the Department of International Trade while a permanent successor appointment process is underway

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