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Sarah Wollaston

MPs berate Whitehall’s ‘missed opportunities’ to combat childhood obesity

27 March 2017

Health Select Committee calls for stronger measures to tax unhealthy food and drink, plus clearer warnings on future action

arrivals, moves, departures, jobs, HR

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — March 27

27 March 2017

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker: Britain must stump up to leave the European Union

24 March 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Theresa May that Britian will have to pay a multi-billion pound bill when it quits the EU.

National Audit Office (NAO) Comptroller and Auditor General Sir Amyas Morse

National Audit Office sounds alarm over civil service workload

24 March 2017

Watchdog warns demands of service pressures, major projects and Brexit are outpacing Whitehall’s capacity to deliver at a time of staffing restrictions and spending restraint

MyCSP, Pensions, pensioners

Pensions triple-lock ‘should be scrapped by 2025’

23 March 2017

Cridland Review dubs guaranteed 2.5% annual rise unaffordable and calls for acceleration of retirement age to 68 sooner than scheduled


How the Westminster terror attack unfolded

23 March 2017

Read an eyewitness account of the attack on Parliament from Kevin Schofield, the editor of CSW's sister site PoliticsHome

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IFS cites ‘significant winners and losers’ from schools funding formula reform

22 March 2017

Ministers have been urged to drive more cash into the education system as a leading think tank warned of “significant winners and losers” over reforms to the schools funding formula.

Liz Truss

Liz Truss to set out prison closure plan later this year

22 March 2017

Justice secretary confirms move as planning permission sought for four new jails