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Re-combining the role of national security adviser with the post of cabinet secretary undoes a reform made in 2010. Dr Joe Devanny asks if the decision is the right one.
Critiques by politicians of minute-taking by civil servants are nothing new
The prime minister’s warm words are well intentioned but ring hollow when civil servants are under attack and pay restraint remains
At a time when Brexit is revealing a lot about UK governance, a new report has found the British civil service is the worldwide leader. Calum Miller of the Blavatnik School of Government, which published the report, explains the ranking
The government's Outsourcing Playbook addresses some big problems in outsourcing, but there are still gaps to be plugged, writes Benoit Guerin
Only by working better together can industry and government restore public trust in public-private partnerships, writes Matthew Fell
Two years since Article 50 was triggered – and longer since EU referendum campaigning hit its stride – the Brexit effect on both the civil service and parliament has been profound
Now Remainer voices have joined the fray, civil service values are under attack like never before
Lord Adonis's calls for permanent secretaries to resign are "an unwelcome reminder about the dearth of knowledge most politicians claim to have about the civil service"
Whitehall’s top tier needs to drop the halo mentality if it is to practise what it preaches and become more reflective of the nation as a whole
The unnamed civil servant setting out their Brexit views should resign to pursue their political ambitions in the open, says former Home Office and DWP perm sec