Some policies have gone ahead “apparently unchallenged, despite falling short of the standards set by the Treasury”, the report said
Lord Evans was told he could be seen as 'one of the ultimate members of the establishment'
Carole Mundell is the first departmental science adviser to be appointed since Patrick Vallance became government chief scientific adviser in April
Perm sec Jonathan Slater has instructed his head statistician to work with DfE's comms and policy teams to ensure its stats “meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and value”
Government reversed plan to disclose civil service pay figure to unions before announcement amid fear of leaks, court hears
Fraud is estimated to cost the UK government £73.6m per year
Education secretary Damian Hinds has been rapped by the government's statistics watchdog over a string of claims about school funding and performance.
Haldane's appointment "will give the council authority and independence", business secretary Greg Clark said
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Consultation analysis underscores weight of organised opposition to Cameron-era proposals ditched by May regime
The Institute for Apprenticeships was 'playing catch-up for the mistakes the department made before it was created', MPs said
Champions who make a difference to staff and service users saluted at Whitehall ceremony
Teachers’ groups say the DfE's claim the UK is among the world's top spenders on education disguises funding cuts