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Prime Minister shuffles business pack

David Cameron has brought in a new set of business leaders to sit on the business advisory group, which was originally set up by the coalition government in 2010.

The group meet quarterly to provide high-level advice to the prime minister and senior ministers on critical business and economic issues facing the UK.

Their remit is to act as a sounding board to the government on the issues affecting business, such as the EU referendum and meeting the demand for new homes.

The current members of the board are:

  • Alison Brittain, incoming CEO, Whitbread
  • Bob Dudley, CEO, BP
  • Nigel Wilson, CEO, Legal and General
  • Carolyn McCall, CEO, Easyjet
  • David Joseph, Chairman/ CEO, Universal UK
  • Robert Noel, CEO, Land Securities
  • Jayne-Anne Ghadia, CEO, Virgin Money
  • Xavier Rolet, CEO, LSE
  • Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital
  • Jeff Fairburn, CEO, Persimmon
  • Steve Varley, Chairman, EY
  • Andy Clarke, CEO, Asda
  • Paul Walsh, Chairman, Compass Group
  • Simon Segars, CEO, ARM
  • Steve Wadey, CEO, QinetiQ
  • John Nelson, Chairman, Lloyd’s of London
  • Liv Garfield, CEO Severn Trent
  • Warren East, CEO Rolls Royce
  • Ana Botin, Chairwoman, Santander

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