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John Manzoni: Civil service needs to hire 1,300 specialists to implement Brexit

12 December 2017

Whitehall’s chief executive says thousands of civil servants have already been moved into Brexit roles, with around a quarter coming from outside government

HMRC pledges to reveal updated VAT tax gap by March

12 December 2017

Government response to Public Accounts Committee report also confirms consultation plan for new regime to tackle unpaid VAT by online marketplaces

Concessions, cash and an Ulster ‘triple lock’: IfG boils down Brexit phase one deal

8 December 2017

Think-tank analysis identifies concessions on residency rights, a £39bn bill on the ‘never-never’, and hand-tying assurances on Northern Ireland in draft agreement