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17 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this entry, Jon Rouse explores the impetus to expand public health initiatives in 2020

16 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this entry, Policy Exchange’s Iain Mansfield considers plans for civil service reform

15 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this entry, Darren Shirley of Campaign for Better Transport looks at what Conservative pledges mean for connectivity

13 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this entry, Dan Corry discusses how prime minister Boris Johnson can use his majority to boost the effectiveness of charities

13 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this first entry, Andrew Mitchell MP sets out why the government must keep the Department for International Development in the looming machinery of government changes

16 December 2019

Officials who fear change should be wary, writes Andrew Greenway, while Andrew Kakabadse warns his analysis of the civil service overlooks the values that drive civil servants

12 December 2019

Prime ministers often want to leave their mark on Whitehall, but there are good reasons to rage against machinery of government changes

3 December 2019

Last week’s leak gives some insights on trade talks, but the government needs to be more open to get the best results

26 November 2019

The argument for government to use business cases is they force a structured conversation about spending, says Andrew Greenway. This is a good idea, but where government puts its money is based on belief as well as analysis

18 November 2019

When governments push the boundaries of democratic legitimacy, keeping calm and carrying on is not the only option for civil servants, says Stefan Czerniawski