06/12/2019

Civil Service Boss Set To Retire

The head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service has announced that he plans to retire next year.

After what he said has been a "difficult and challenging" three years for the NICS, David Sterling informed colleagues of his intentions on Friday morning.

He will retire at the end of August 2020.
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Mr Sterling shared on Twitter: "I informed colleagues this morning of my intention to retire at the end of August next year. The last 3 years have been among the most challenging and difficult for the NI Civil Service.

"It has been an honour and a privilege to lead the organisation during these exceptional times."



(JG/CM)

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