Civil Service World brought together a panel of data experts from across the civil service to look at ways of increasing public safety through the better use of data. Mark Rowe reports
Former immigration enforcement chief describes scale of Brexit challenge as chancellor...
Heywood asked to investigate claim Boris Johnson breached ministerial code over FCO think tank launch
Launch of free trade think tank in the Foreign Office showed "astonishing lack of judgement in...
Labour asks the NAO to look into Just Solutions International
Cabinet Office says amended ministerial code continues to account for international conduct – but Sir Paul Jenkins warns of "contempt for the rule of international law"
Institute for Government finds it is "much harder than it should be" to establish evidence base for public policymaking – and launches new tool to help officials
Public Accounts Committee chair Meg Hillier questions MoJ's "management of taxpayers’ money" – but MoJ points to savings made from the closure
Home secretary says it is right that cabinet ministers are "not making comments" on Heathrow's third runway until final government decision
Select committees roundup: MPs cast their verdicts on English Votes for English Laws and "pension freedom" plans
EVEL plans should be "piloted on statutory instruments"; pension freedoms could be putting savers at risk – the latest from the House of Commons select committees
Justice secretary Michael Gove tells MPs that Just Solutions International – the commercial arm of the National Offender Management Service – will abandon deal to advise Saudi Arabia on running of prisons
Freedom of Information has been a "very big positive" in spite of "chilling effects", says Cabinet secretary
MI5 director general Andrew Parker gives first live interview to "increase understanding" of intelligence agency's work – and suggests social media firms have an "ethical responsibility" to report terror concerns
Lord Macdonald tells File on 4 that policy and legal advice functions will “suffer” amid squeeze on resources – but current director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders praises "dedicated" staff
Speed of MoJ's responses to Freedom of Information requests comes under scrutiny from the Information Commissioner's Office
Former Treasury perm sec Lord Burns to review Freedom of Information laws and consider "safe space" argument, while Cabinet Office takes over responsibility for FOI from the Ministry of Justice