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Carillion collapse: Cabinet Office sets out plans to maintain public services run by contractor

15 January 2018

David Lidington said it would not have been responsible for the government to bail out the firm that works on rail projects as well as managing prisons and providing school meals

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — January 15

15 January 2018

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

Councils shun ‘inadequate’ DfT electric-car charging fund

15 January 2018

Just five local authorities bid for cash from government infrastructure scheme designed to accelerate delivery of on-street power points

Whitehall ban on plastic cutlery features in May's 25-year ‘green Brexit’ vision

11 January 2018

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs strategy includes Whitehall ban on “single use” plastic forks, straws and bottles

NAO berates Department for Transport over Thameslink failings

11 January 2018

Watchdog says department could have to pay nation’s least punctual train operator tens of millions of pounds a year because of changes to its contract requirements