Department says data does not prove Universal Credit is to blame for rise in food bank usage, despite previously acknowledging possible link
Johnson said the Treasury would provide £2.5bn to increase prison spaces
Creation of rapid rebuttal unit around UK’s EU exit in addition to existing work to respond to fake news
Civil servants told to "communicate clearly with the British people about what our plans for taking back control mean"
Department tells staff it hears their concerns as union reacts to imposition of 2019-20 settlement
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Nobel prizewinners say no-deal Brexit will damage UK science despite Johnson pledge
Union dubs department tasked with enforcing National Living Wage ‘morally bankrupt’ for treatment of staff
Jeremy Corbyn says departure would contravene principle that government doesn’t implement policies in an election period where the opposition has a different view
Treasury announcement shows departments could be expected to make further cuts
Union says it has secured a pledge from Cabinet Office and demands funding rethink following Boris Johnson’s spending pledges
Figures from Prospect trade union come as government plans review of pension tax rules for public sector after NHS reforms
Unions say tax treatment of pension contributions is leading civil servants "to incur significant tax burdens simply by saving for the future"