Infrastructure and Projects Authority says new team will be created to ensure costs and schedules of major schemes are achievable
NAO report identifies staffing gaps in five departments and high rate of turnover in DExEU
Susanna Smith from the Public Chairs’ Forum and Association of Chief Executives highlights the key themes – from relocations to Brexit – being discussed at Cabinet Office’s Public Bodies Week
Public Bodies 2017 report suggests some “tailored reviews” will be rescheduled until post-EU landscape becomes clearer
Department leads on over one-fifth of the cross-Whitehall projects that need to be implemented for EU exit, according to auditors
From weather forecasting to healthcare inspection, public bodies play a crucial role in maintaining public services. Lesley Ann Nash, the director for public bodies reform at the Cabinet Office, explains what government is doing to keep them fit for purpose
The plans announced in the 2017 Budget may help to tackle Britain’s housing shortage in the long term. But in the short term, the extension of Help to Buy and the abolition of stamp duty for first-time buyers is good politics but poor policy.
Dave Penman condemns “cowardly move” of politicians criticising DWP official instead of ministers
New measures will reduce lag on claimants' receipt of benefits payments from six weeks to five
Departmental allocations from new tranche of Brexit cash to be agreed “in early 2018”
Pilots to develop new public value frameworks will be taken forward next year
Social Security Advisory Committee chair Paul Gray on its unique role and how Whitehall can learn from history
The former second perm sec in the Department for Work and Pensions-turned benefits advisor has been both poacher and gamekeeper in Whitehall. He shares the lessons from both sides of the fence, including for Brexit, with Richard Johnstone.