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MPs call for investigation into "hostile environment" legislation that led to Windrush crisis
Extension gives the government the chance to "reconsider" its Brexit strategy, says European Council president
Request comes after MPs rejected May's withdrawal agreement for the second time last week
Following late night meetings in Strasbourg, prime minister says the government has strengthened agreement to make clear the UK can’t remain in Irish backstop indefinitely
Move expected as ministers threaten to quit if prime minister does not rule out leaving the EU without an agreement
Brexiteer MPs claim Theresa May had told them she would shake up the negotiating team, headed by Olly Robbins
Revelation comes as select committee concludes that a no-deal Brexit "cannot be allowed to happen".
Reports claim the bloc could reopen exit talks if a clear parliamentary consensus emerges in Westminster.
Liz Truss says that zero-based review of capital projects could see some major projects "junked"
Full withdrawal agreement expected to be published today after cabinet meeting for ministers to review the plan
Education secretary Damian Hinds has been rapped by the government's statistics watchdog over a string of claims about school funding and performance.
Department “cheated police officers out of the pay increase they should receive” says Police Federation chairman
Labour calls on business secretary Greg Clark to take action
MPs say expanding the remit of the FCA is the quickest way to stop investors facing “numerous risks”
Health secretary Matt Hancock throws weight behind pensions-style system to provide funding boost
DCMS defends scheme from criticism that it dominates government’s youth services spending
Proposals include annual statement setting out the current state of fish stocks "based on the latest scientific evidence"
Chancellor Philip Hammond told Cabinet ministers health boost was “extraordinary” one-off outside usual spending review process
Some four million callers were unable to speak to staff in the past year, with wait times and number of complaints rising
Case of Hamza Idris highlights problems with “Kafka-esque” visa and immigration system, say members of the Home Affairs Select Committee
Senior Home Office civil servant in charge of migration under pressure over Rudd resignation
Security fears raised after civil servant working with housing minister Dominic Raab revealed to post on "sugar daddy dating site"
Longstanding top scientist at the environment department heading for the exit, in move Defra says comes at "natural end" of his fixed term
DCLG confirms it is also ditching the use of the phrase "turned around" to describe families who have been subject to interventions under the programme
Treasury and Cabinet Office vow to better align much-criticised SDPs with Brexit planning and Whitehall's ongoing £3.5bn efficiency review. But they reject calls to bring the public documents in line with the more detailed internal versions
After decades of reviews aimed at driving down the civil service's running costs, Sir Michael Barber, former chief of Blair's delivery unit, is hailed by one Whitehall-watcher as "much less celebrity and much more focused on getting the job done"
Liam Fox's staff start work in offices formerly occupied by DECC – and 007
Home Office perm sec on the move, with DfT chief Philip Rutnam taking the reins at Marsham Street
Government should not be "opposed to consulting the people on the outcome of the negotiations", argues former cabinet secretary
Ex-Treasury perm sec challenges David Davis's claims about the civil service's readiness for Brexit, as his former colleague Lord O'Donnell warns of major task presented by Great Repeal Bill
Regulatory Policy Committee says it is "disappointed" that departments appear to be diverting resources away from providing rigorous assessment of their decisions
Former head of the civil service's review for Labour says Treasury must "up its game" on financial expertise; do more to support regional growth; and stop "second guessing" departments
Ex-first civil service commissioner Sir David Normington calls for new guidance on the relationship between civil servants, ministers and special advisers, as he urges the prime minister and cabinet secretary to make a public statement on the need for impartial officials
Fresh data flags more modest year-on-year savings, as Cabinet Office acknowledges that larger efficiencies "will only be achieved by total service transformation"
Total running costs fell by over 7% in 2015-16, Cabinet Office says, as it readies launch of "New Property Model" to charge departments rent on their holdings
Walport will serve as sole accounting officer for the powerful new research funding umbrella body