The Architectural History of Sevenoaks - Sir Paul Britton

Sir Paul Britton was a career civil servant whose last appointments were as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet and Appointments Secretary to the Prime Minister. In retirement he has been a trustee of a number of charities and a member of several Church of England bodies: these currently include, locally, chairmanship of the Friends of Kent Churches and of the Canterbury Diocesan Advisory Committee. He has had a lifelong interest in architectural history.

Some may recall his very interesting talk to us about Tonbridge architecture. He now focusses on our home town!

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Event Date 21-02-2024 8:00 pm
Location St Luke's Church Hall

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Sir Paul Britton

Sir Paul Britton CB CVO is a retired civil servant. He served in various departments in the period 1971-97, chiefly the Department of the Environment, where he was, successively, Director of Local Government Finance and Director of Sustainable Development. Between the latter date and 2016, he worked mostly in the Cabinet Office where he was Director General for Domestic Policy and Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet 2001-09. Taking partial retirement in 2009, he was Appointments Secretary to the Prime Minister until 2016. He is now deputy chair of Mind and a trustee of various other charities.

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