Interim perm sec Jim Harra tells MPs he believes the agency’s debt recovery approach is “reasonable”.
London Living Wage offer also applies to ISS porters, security guards, receptionists and post room staff
Fears remain over the independence of proposed Office for Environmental Protection
Union says there is a need for increased funding across government to resolve "systemic" pay problems
NAO finds £32.7m of public spending so far, but BEIS says full calculation of costs to back shale gas extraction would not yet be "meaningful"
Policy contains measures including drone-takedown unit and drive to promote design standards
Interim chief says reform is the only way to fix pay system's structural problems
Exit plan is backed by parliamentarians for the first time but scheduling dispute leaves deal in limbo
Ministry to create commercial vehicle for accessing external expertise needed to support IT and digital programmes over the next five years
Civil service chiefs defend Get Ready for Brexit campaign and say appearance of police backing for PM speech was "unintentional"
Institute for Government says legislation timetable doesn't allow time for MPs to properly scrutinise deal
Legislation put forward as Michael Gove confirms Westminster would impose direct rule in a no-deal Brexit