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28 February 2018

Jeremy Richardson explains how the British policy-making style has been steadily shifting away from governance and towards government, and why Brexit should usher in a return to the former

27 February 2018

Parliament’s senior learning projects officer Claire Bogue describes the work behind a recently launched Massive Open Online Course on select committees

23 February 2018

Every day staff see the pressure on defence caused by pay restraint, delays to procurement orders and purchasing of cheaper foreign equipment to cut costs

22 February 2018

The centenary of women’s suffrage is a good opportunity to start making sure government is held to account to properly measure the impact of decisions on woman

16 February 2018

Challenging gender discrimination must be part of a wider drive to build a culture that supports all types of diversity

16 February 2018

Cabinet secretaries hold the fort in times of crisis and have seen splits over Europe come and go. Here’s why one of them thinks Brexit will be a civil service renaissance

13 February 2018

As the pay cap is being lifted for other parts of the public sector, SCS pay reform needs ambition and commitment, not aspirational blather

12 February 2018

The fall of construction firm turned outsourcing giant Carillion comes at a time when criticism of private provision of public services is rising. Richard Johnstone looks at Whitehall’s response and takes soundings for the future

6 February 2018

Brexit is creating a mammoth task for government. The new Brexit|Org|Gov Project is attempting to understand and track what needs to be done across the public sector ahead of leaving the EU

5 February 2018

Describing GDS as "well-meaning but increasingly peripheral", departments are starting to take back digital responsibilities. This is a mistake

5 February 2018

Comments by the prominent Brexiteer accusing Treasury officials of manipulating forecasts on the impact of leaving the EU reveal a man utterly unsuited to high office, says the former Department for Work and Pensions perm sec