Department says data does not prove Universal Credit is to blame for rise in food bank usage, despite previously acknowledging possible link
Johnson promises to "mobilise the civil service" as he tells Gove to make no-deal planning "top priority"
Foreign Office is told not to "pick and choose" which leaks to investigate
Former DfE spad and Vote Leave chief Dominic Cummings set for key role as first cabinet appointments exepcted today
Internal memo praises civil service's 'commitment to serve the government, the country and your fellow citizens objectively and professionally”
Scruton's return as chair comes after incoming prime minister Boris Johnson says sacking was “disgraceful”
Government rethinks approach after DfT's attempt to secure freight capacity for first Brexit deadline 'cost £85m'
Liz Truss says IR35 regulations for the whole public sector render specific oversight for departments unnecessary
Johnson promises “better infrastructure, better education, more police” and better broadband in acceptance speech
Nicky Morgan asks Treasury perm sec Sir Tom Scholar if officials have updated economic analysis to include additional Brexit scenarios.
Re-advertised role pared down from 100 days a year to 50 in second cycle
Cabinet Office reduces recommended pay increase from 2.2% to 2% so that paybill increase is in line with delegated pay guidance for departments
Tussell analysis finds 90% of contracts worth £5m or more went to contractors that didn't pay their suppliers on time