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Conservative party election strategist denies discussed tobacco issues with PM or Health Secretary
Reform is coming to the Civil Service, but some worry it will harm more than help
Inside Whitehall: The Civil Service is a very, very big organisation and it needs someone with corporate expertise to run it
Civil service boss Sir Bob Kerslake blamed for slow pace of reform, in role described as ‘impossible’ by critics
Civil servants seen as 'untouchable and unaccountable' could also be put on four-year contracts
Unions denounce sale as ‘privatisation by stealth’
Labour MP says: 'This is a lot of taxpayers' money to be wasting on what are essentially publicity events for the Prime Minister'
‘His judgement was excellent,’ Shirley Williams said of him. ‘He rang true on everything’
Britain’s most senior civil servants should no longer be asked to investigate accusations of ministerial misconduct because they do not have the “powers” to get to the truth, the former Cabinet Secretary, Lord Robin Butler, has suggested.
The British UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson has echoed calls from Pakistan for the Americans to stop drone attacks in the country.
The Education Secretary Michael Gove was never told about allegations of abusive behaviour by one of his senior special advisers, the head of his department admitted today.
Civil servants are to stage a strike on Budget day to launch three months of industrial action in a worsening row over pay, pensions and working conditions.
Labour today said a controversial adviser to Education Secretary Michael Gove should resign if - as appeared to be the case - he was in breach of his profession's Code of Conduct by implying that a journalist required therapy.
The Department for Making The Poor Poorer has been very busy recently
Ministers are to be given the power to ‘fast track’ nominations for knighthoods and other awards as part of plans to radically shake-up of Britain’s ancient honours system.
The French call it déformation professionnelle - but these blinkered men of the machine are not an exclusively Gallic phenomenon