John Chilcot

Chilcot to appear before MPs next week

27 January 2015

Sir John confirms he will give evidence to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee on 4 February 

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MoJ seeks prison contracts with Saudi Arabia

26 January 2015

The Ministry of Justice’s commercial arm bids for contract with Saudi Arabian Prison Service

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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

Dave Penman

Opinion: Dave Penman, FDA

27 January 2015

The proposed cap on public sector redundancy payments is just the latest example of politicians jumping on the ‘fat cat’ bandwagon

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