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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

Officials should start looking at minority government – Macpherson

21 January 2015

Treasury perm sec Nicholas Macpherson acknowledges fears at HMT “about what minority governments lead to, and who pays for it” 

John Chilcot

Chilcot delayed until after election

21 January 2015

Inquiry set up in 2009 to investigate build-up to Iraq war will take “some further months”, Sir John Chilcot says

Jon Cruddas

Replace First-past-the-post with proportional system – Cruddas

20 January 2015

Current system prioritises marginal voters to the detriment of majority, says Labour’s policy chief

Lady using an iPad

Further consultation over proposed e-invoicing regulations

19 January 2015

The government is to undertake further consultation on proposed new laws aimed at requiring public sector bodies to accept electronic invoices, after a consultation raised fears over costs

Alison Saunders

DPP proposes witness changes

19 January 2015

Alison Saunders defends plans after lawyers warn against new guidelines