Outlook An outbreak of sanity at G4S, which yesterday belatedly decided to follow Serco's lead by assuming the position in an attempt to draw a line under the criminal-tagging scandal.
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Monday 01 August 2011
The Government has saved £3.75bn in less than a year by cutting jobs, axing projects and reining in its spending, it claimed yesterday.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
People will get a new right to know how well their GPs, hospitals, schools and transport services are performing under ground-breaking proposals to be announced today.
Thursday 30 June 2011
The biggest strike for five years closed thousands of schools and disrupted courts, driving tests and jobcentres today, with warnings of fresh industrial action to come.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers will take part in a national strike on June 30, two teaching unions confirmed today.
Monday 23 May 2011
David Cameron will attempt to relaunch his idea of the Big Society for the fourth time today, after a senior cabinet minister admitted that the Government had still "failed to articulate" what it stood for.
Sunday 22 May 2011
People who give up time to help their communities will be given discounts on shopping, cheap swimming sessions and free theatre tickets as part of a major relaunch of the Big Society project.
Sunday 17 April 2011
David Cameron's Big Society initiative is toothless and could be used to allow ministers to wash their hands of responsibility for the impact of spending cuts, the Archbishop of Westminster warned.
Friday 08 April 2011
The former environment minister Elliot Morley yesterday admitted dishonestly claiming mortgage payments worth £32,000. The ex-Labour MP, 58, of Winterton, near Scunthorpe, entered two guilty pleas for false accounting in claims made between 2004 and 2007.
Sunday 03 April 2011
The Cabinet Office minister, Francis Maude, will unveil new services tomorrow, including an incubator fund, to help thousands of public-sector workers to take over government services via John Lewis-style mutuals.
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