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1 April 2020

As part of Civil Service World’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the way public services are delivered.

31 March 2020

As part of Civil Service World’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the way public services are delivered.

30 March 2020

As part of CSW’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the way public services are delivered, and we will be sharing their thoughts all this week. In this first entry, Tom Read the chief digital and information officer at the Ministry of Justice, looks at the opportunities in the sector

26 March 2020

The UK government blazed a trail on digital innovation, but others are catching up fast and it would be all too easy to squander the advantage of earlier work

18 March 2020

The Rutnam resignation has exposed underlying tensions between ministers and civil servants, says Institute for Government programme director Alex Thomas

17 March 2020

Better data is transforming official statistics and there is huge potential for it to help resolve large and pressing issues facing society, says the national statistician

15 March 2020

The government’s Covid-19 response has been driven by expert advice, in a way that isn’t always clear in public policy. Can it stay that way throughout the crisis?

11 March 2020

Plans to merge the Treasury and No.10 teams of political advisers have led to questions about where power lies in the centre of government. Richard Johnstone seeks answers

24 February 2020

The Conservative Party’s newfound interest in the north of England could be a game-changer for civil servants. Or it might just be a passing fad

19 February 2020

The UK government has kept the devolved administrations at arm’s length during the Brexit process. That makes for fraught relationships

14 February 2020

The UK’s formal exit from the European Union has seen the government try to move the country’s focus from Brexit. But civil servants will have no such luxury