Maruf Ahmed: Barts and The London NHS Trust is pleased to announce that Councillor Abdal Ullah of Stepney’s St Dunstan’s Ward has been re-appointed to serve as a Non Executive Director of the Trust Board for four years from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2015.
Abdal Ullah has been a Non Executive Director of the Trust since 1 July 2009. He is a Trustee of The Centre of the Cell Ltd and the Thames Water Trust Fund, and is an executive member of the Council of Mosques of Tower Hamlets.
Stephen O’Brien, Chairman of Barts and The London NHS Trust, said: “I am delighted that Abdal has been re-appointed to the Board. He brings invaluable knowledge and understanding of the local community and its unique healthcare needs, and I look forward to continuing to work with him in future”.
The re-appointment has been made in accordance with the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ Code of Practice. All non-executive appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process. However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if any declared) to be made public.
This is Councillor Ullah’s third high profile position in London Government. From 2002- 2006 he served as an MPA member. Between 2006 – 10 he was the London Council Deputy Chair of Community Safety.