These Boots Are Made for Walking … On

Dame Judith Mayhew will not seek re-election to her position as head of the City of London Corporation, claiming she is “doing too much.” She’s not joking either – see above for BBC profile. Described as “one of Britain’s most powerful women,” Dunedin-born Mayhew has been a formidable force on the financial and political scene for some time now. Observer: “She may have relinquished the top job at the corporation but her mover-and-shaker role seems unlikely to diminish. Expect to see her name at the top of many more ‘power’ league tables.”


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John Edwards Named UK’s Information Commissioner

John Edwards Named UK’s Information Commissioner

British MPs have approved New Zealander John Edwards as next Information Commissioner for the UK, Jamie Harris reports for the Evening Standard. Edwards faced questions from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport…