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Oliver Robbins's move to top Brexit role in Number 10 ‘raises more questions than answers for Whitehall’

19 September 2017

Move of civil service’s chief Brexit negotiator to the Cabinet Office will require new structures to be established with “time at a premium”, says IfG.

Public sector has lowest share of UK workforce since 1947

19 September 2017

Analysis by GMB finds public sector now employs less than 17% of workers, with civil service headcount dropping by 18% since 2010

Home Office seeks commissioner to lead anti-extremism efforts

19 September 2017

Successful candidate will work with home secretary to shape role of new Commission for Countering Extremism

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — September 18

18 September 2017

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

HMRC executive chair Edward Troup to step down

15 September 2017

Department’s most senior tax professional announces retirement at the end of the year

Leadsom defends Tory abstentions in pay cap vote

15 September 2017

Leader of the house claims government policy on the pay cap has already been “thoroughly covered” after Labour tables opposition-day motion

Grenfell Tower inquiry to 'lift lid' on Whitehall's handling of safety advice

15 September 2017

New document reveals plans to probe central government responses to previous high-rise fires and impact of any failings on west London tragedy