Vallance also announced he had appointed a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
The biography examines 70 years of history between government and academia as well as the changing relationship between TV and politics
Department looks to put 50-strong team on standby for Brexit-related crises
Department told it must demonstrate ‘operational capacity’ and ability to ensure claimant welfare before mass transfer begins
May travels to Brussels today “seeking legal and political assurances” to concerns expressed about Northern Ireland backstop
At a time of turmoil in government, the latest trust rankings for top professions provide a fillip for civil servants – and for trade union bosses
Finance secretary announces 3% increase for civil servants earning up to £36,500, but limits higher earners to 2%
Departments increasing spending with biggest suppliers despite financial troubles, review finds
Vote of confdence among Conservative MPs will be held this evening
Matthew Vickerstaff named as interim successor to government project chief ahead of a full recruitment drive in 2019
“This role is critical to our transformation as a department servicing around 20 million citizens each year,” according to the job advert.
Whitehall projects chief to chair body constructing cross-London line as it is revealed project faces further delays to opening and requires £1.4bn in extra funds