Almost half the letters sent to the Treasury by MPs and peers are not responded to within the target time of 15 working days, figures revealed today.
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Saturday 04 May 2013
Pan-European aerospace and defence giant EADS has been asked to protect MPs’ and Lords’ computers from being hacked by cyber terrorists.
Friday 03 May 2013
Management consultants regard themselves as a canary down a mine shaft for the economy because when companies want to start spending, they’ll call in the experts first.
Margaret Thatcher funeral: Political giants pay tribute to former prime minister at St Paul's Cathedral
Wednesday 17 April 2013
A “who's who” of the political world past and present packed into St Paul's Cathedral for the ceremonial funeral of one of Britain's most divisive figures.
Monday 15 April 2013
It’s not exactly WH Auden’s famous “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone/Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone/Silence the pianos and with muffled drum/Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come…” But Speaker John Bercow’s gesture to the memory of Lady Thatcher comes pretty close: silencing Big Ben for the duration of her funeral tomorrow.
Monday 15 April 2013
Big Ben is to be silenced during Baroness Thatcher's funeral as a mark of respect to the former prime minister, it was announced today.
Friday 05 April 2013
The Home Office is to be hit by a week of strikes in an escalation of a campaign of industrial action in a row over pay, jobs, terms and conditions.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Claims of impropriety after shortlist includes company where Cabinet Office Minister was non-executive chairman
Thursday 20 December 2012
The worst-performing 10 per cent of senior Whitehall mandarins are to be identified for the first time and put into a programme of “performance management” which could ultimately lead to their dismissal.
Friday 14 December 2012
Former mandarins said to be behind attack on reforms to selection of Permanent Secretaries
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Tuesday 04 December 2012
The Cabinet Secretary on the motivation behind Whitehall's data crusade
Monday 03 December 2012
Britain’s national power and water infrastructure is the target of attacks by foreign computer hackers, government officials have warned.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
A government website that will save taxpayers up to £70m by replacing other online public services will go live today.
Monday 15 October 2012
Whitehall departments are to be given powers to share details on people and businesses that owe the Government money, under plans to cut Government losses from unpaid debt.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
David Cameron was warned today that he faces a damaging rift with senior civil servants after a minister accused top officials of blocking Government policies they disagree with.
- 1 Man and woman arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder victim of Woolwich machete attack, named as Drummer Lee Rigby
- 2 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Horrific attack brings terror to London’s streets
- 3 Grace Dent: I’m not sure how these people can avoid being called ‘bigots’. And the more ‘civilised’, the worse they are
- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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