Stephen Boys Smith

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Stephen Wynn Boys Smith is a former British civil servant.

Smith was a teaching assistant at the University of British Columbia 1967-68.[1]

Smith joined the Home Office in 1968. He was assistant private secretary to the Home Secretary 1971-73. He served on the Central Policy Review Staff at the Cabinet Office 1977-79. he returned to the Home Office in 1979-81. He was an assistant secretary at the Northern Ireland Office 1981, principle private secretary to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1981-82. He returned to the Home Office in 1984, principle private secretary to the Home Secretary 1985-87, under secretary of the Home Office Police Dept 1989-92, under secretary HM Treasury 1992-95, deputy secretary (head of Police Dept) Home Office 1995-96, director of police policy Home Office 1996-98, Director General Immigration and Nationality in the Home Office 1998-2002, Director General Organised Crime, Drugs and International Directorate 2002-03.[1]

Following his retirement he was involved in consultancy with Public Administration International 2009-; Joint Secretary of the Independent Monitoring Commission 2004-; Independent Review of Coal Health Compensation Schemes DTI 2005, member of the Civil Service Appeal Board 2005-, Independent Review of Airport Policing, Home Office and Dept for Transport 2006, Independent Review of Personnel Security in the Transport Industry, Dept for Transport 2008, Independent Review of the Governance and Status of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre for the Home Office, 2009.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Stephen Boys Smith, Esq, CB,, accessed 7 May 2013.