O'Donnell attacks 'out-of-touch' MPs' attitudes to benefits

5 March 2015

Former cabinet secretary warns too many politicians 'don't get' poverty

Energy, renewables

MPs: mixed picture on electricity market reform

4 March 2015

Committee praises 'smooth' Electricity Market Reform roll-out process, but issues warning over coal plant subsidies 

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Osborne confirms Eurostar sell-off

4 March 2015

Sale of 40% stake in continental rail link set to beat projection and raise more than £750m

Opinion: Dave Penman, FDA

25 February 2015

All the main parties agree on the need to make savings – but simply rearranging the deckchairs won’t be enough

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Opinion: Jane Dudman

19 February 2015

As Francis Maude prepares to stand down as an MP, what legacy does he leave behind after five years as Cabinet Office minister?

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Beyond the comfort zone: Michael Anderson

13 February 2015

A monthly interview with people who’ve crossed organisational and sectoral boundaries to join a new working world. Michael Anderson moved from the Cabinet Office to the philanthropic...

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Interview: Kevin Hyland

26 February 2015

As Britain’s first anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland is on a mission to set people free – with the help of some friends in very high places. Sarah Aston spoke to him.

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Interview: Ruth Owen

24 February 2015

Ruth Owen, director general of personal tax, tells Samera Owusu Tutu about her efforts to raise morale – and perhaps even a smile – at HMRC

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Round table: Life after death?

3 March 2015

Information Technology is a contentious topic in healthcare circles. But that didn’t stop CSW exploring its potential at a recent round table, as Tim Gibson reports

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Frontline: Transport for London project manager

3 March 2015

A TfL project manager discusses the complexities of delivering a 21st century service operating on Victorian infrastructure

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Lunch with... Sir Bob Kerslake

2 March 2015

Outgoing DCLG perm sec and former head of the civil service Sir Bob Kerslake chews the fat with Jess Bowie

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Book Review: Spads: what are they good for?

13 February 2015

Ben Yong and Robert Hazell's book on special advisers is a 'must read' for ministers,  spads and civil servants, says former cabinet secretary Lord O'Donnell

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Book Review: The Whitehall Effect

11 February 2015

In spite of its negativity, John Seddon’s analysis should make Whitehall sit up and take notice, says Labour MP Barry Sheerman