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23 July 2018

The prime minister’s approach to her Cabinet and Cabinet committees is, crudely, a premiership of two halves. The IfG’s Gavin Freeguard analyses her tactics

20 July 2018

After Windrush, is it time for some drastic changes at the Home Office? Whitehall expert Colin Talbot argues for a major re-organisation to tackle the long-standing problems at the department

19 July 2018

CIPFA's policy manager Alan Bermingham takes a look at what the OBR's report on fiscal sustainability tell us about long term government spending – and the picture isn't pretty

18 July 2018

The government has effectively told civil servants it values them less than other public sector workers, says Prospect’s deputy general secretary. This cannot go unchallenged

13 July 2018

Michelle Clement reviews a guide to digital transformation, written by the people who’ve been there and bought the T-shirt

12 July 2018

It might not yet top the government’s priority list, but no one should underestimate the challenges of the next Spending Review

11 July 2018

The land of NHS founder Aneurin Bevan, Wales has seen a lot of changes since the health service was created 70 years ago. The Welsh Government’s top health official Andrew Goodall reflects on the enduring legacy of one of the nation’s favourite sons

6 July 2018

Wonder what the next ten years hold for the NHS? Better ask the people who really drive change in the health service – the public, says Roy Lilley

4 July 2018

Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’

4 July 2018

FDA general secretary says ministers must step up and champion their civil servants after "contemptible” process led unions to call for Treasury pay guidance to be withdrawn

2 July 2018

Academics love nothing more than conversations with like-minded thinkers trying to solve problems. Here’s how the civil service can use these discussions to improve policy

27 June 2018

Ministers have reiterated the government’s support for plans to boost diversity in public appointments. But departments need to do more to make sure a wide variety of groups are aware of public appointments, says Peter Riddell, the Commissioner for Public Appointments