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BEIS perm sec Alex Chisholm on merging two departments and his plans for 2017

7 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Permanent secretary...

Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders: "I want the CPS to be a place that is committed to supporting our staff"

7 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Alison Saunders,...

Sir Michael Wilshaw: Ofsted's outgoing chief inspector looks back on his final year in the job

7 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Sir Michael Wilshaw...

Infrastructure and Projects Authority chief exec Tony Meggs: "2017 will require ruthless prioritisation"

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Infrastructure and...

Department for Transport perm sec Philip Rutnam on Heathrow, 2017 and why talented disabled officials must be recognised

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Philip Rutnam,...

Rowena Collins Rice, DG at the Attorney General's Office, looks ahead to the new year

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Rowena Collins Rice...

DCMS perm sec Sue Owen on the Rio Olympics, 2017, and what Brexit means for the department

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Sue Owen, permanent...

National Audit Office head Amyas Morse on 2016, Whitehall's Brexit capacity – and Bo Diddley

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Amyas Morse,...

Charity Commission CEO Paula Sussex on 2016 and rebuilding trust in the charity sector

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Paula...

Government comms chief Alex Aiken reviews 2016 and looks ahead to the new year

2 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Government...