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Transport permanent secretary is new HMRC chief

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Lin Homer is to take over as HMRC chief executive from January 2012.

She replaces Lesley Strathie who was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and stepped down from the role last month.

Homer qualified as a lawyer in 1980 and spent 21 years working in local government posts including chief executive of Suffolk County Council. Between 2008 and 2010 she was chief executive for the UK Border Agency, after which she moved to the Department of Transport where is currently permanent secretary.

Cabinet Secretary and head of the civil service Sir Gus O’Donnell says: “ She has a wealth of experience working in the public service in central and local government. I was very sorry that Lesley Strathie had to step down last month, to concentrate on her health, at a time when HMRC was achieving very real improvements in its performance, and I know that Lin will build on Lesley’s achievements.”

Homer says: “The department has achieved a great deal in recent years and I want to anchor those achievements, continue the drive for better customer service and sustainable cost reductions while bringing in more tax revenues for the country.”

 

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