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Remembering Kate Gross

26 January 2015

Kate Gross, No. 10 private secretary to two prime ministers, was driven by a desire to make people’s lives better, writes Oliver Robbins

Theresa May

New chair of abuse inquiry 'by end of January'

22 January 2015

After the loss of two chairpeople over concerns about conflicts of interest, Theresa May confirms new appointee will be announced shortly

Norman Baker

The official view: Norman Baker

12 January 2015

CSW asked Lib Dem MP and former transport and home office minister Norman Baker to appraise the UK civil service 

Sophie Churchill

Build your skills: Sophie Churchill

7 January 2015

I’ve loved running the national forest company – but the civil service is a tough environment for small delivery agencies

Shami Chakrabarti

Interview: Shami Chakrabarti

23 January 2015

Once an anonymous Whitehall lawyer, Shami Chakrabarti is now the very public face of Britain’s civil liberties movement – and a woman who inspires admiration and outrage in equal measure. Jess...

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The security profession

14 January 2015

The security profession has a low profile. But that’s not for security reasons: its head Jonathan Lloyd White tells Colin Marrs that the new profession is just taking shape