Paul Flynn MP reviews Inside the Commons
Ben Yong and Robert Hazell's book on special advisers is a 'must read' for ministers, spads and civil servants, says former cabinet secretary Lord O'Donnell
In spite of its negativity, John Seddon’s analysis should make Whitehall sit up and take notice, says Labour MP Barry Sheerman
Keith Simpson MP delves into Graham McCann’s behind-the-scenes account of the classic sitcom Yes Minister
The Theory of Everything is a moving and sensitive love story with a difference, says Sarah Aston
CSW reviews the latest release from The Public Management and Leadership Series
CSW reviews Colesseo
When you don’t have the time to go on long holidays, planning the perfect weekend get-away becomes of crucial importance: the ideal spot should be far away, but easy to reach; warm, but not too hot; big enough to be entertaining, but not overwhelmingly; and affordable, without being dangerously deprived.
CSW reviews Olivelli
CSW reviews Bibimbap
When my friend invited me to the Parcel Yard at King’s Cross Station, my hopes for a pleasant venue weren’t high. Having spent a fair bit of time awaiting trains, waiting for arrivals or seeking solace after missing a train, I have seen rather a lot of train stations’ facilities. My experience of station pubs has been one of peculiar smells, questionable characters and grumpy bar staff.
After railways, hotels are the best setting for intrigue, romance and murder – locations where people take only the baggage they need, leaving everything else behind and experimenting in ways they’d never dare in their everyday lives.