Shadow chancellor also confirms plan to hold February budget “to end austerity in social security and public services”
Immigration policymaking to move to "departments that aren’t infected by the Home Office’s toxic culture"
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NICS chief says he is "proud" of how civil servants have handled “significant pressure” of working without ministers
Further-education plans also come under scrutiny as Labour promises not to be a “top-down micromanager from Whitehall”.
Plans to support entrepreneurs "from the moment the seed of an idea is planted" also include apprenticeship levy revamp
Biggest civil service union targets Marsham Street after £3m DWP payout
Education funding pledge comes after figures reveal teacher training shortfall
Food and rural affairs lead says Department for Climate Change and Natural Resources would spell the end for current environment ministry
Prime minister sets out priorities that also include a Budget after the UK leaves the EU
Staff bring out specialist equipment to fix breached river banks as response efforts focus on longer-term measures
Key question is whether services would be better managed in the public sector, IFS says