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MPs applaud departmental drive to secure longer-term funding to tackle poor maintenance
Departmental comms blitz will feature radio, catch-up TV and outdoor advertising as Brexit prep continues
Authorities look to Whitehall’s ground-breaking Race Disparity Audit to understand and improve local issues
Shadow minister says Boris Johnson’s behaviour is a source of “unease” in civil service
Fifty-strong list of individuals and teams reveals those in the running for honours in the 14th annual Civil Service Awards
Requiring households to have up to six refuse bins will be expensive to deliver and tough to enforce, committee warns
Ten-member team to report on case for controversial £55.7bn project by December
The Right to Rent scheme has been beset by criticism and fears that it could stoke discrimination since before its rollout in 2016, culminating in a damning High Court judgement this year. All the while the Home Office has said a panel of experts has helped to implement and monitor the scheme – but a long hiatus, ignored warnings and a lack of transparency have raised questions.
Scruton's return as chair comes after incoming prime minister Boris Johnson says sacking was “disgraceful”
£200m cladding scheme drawn from MHCLG’s existing budget is ‘insufficient’ select committee says
Department’s annual report details £46.5m rise against 700-strong boost in workers
Committee endorses MHCLG nomination but says it's “disappointed” that it wasn't consulted on the selection process
Department has “no real understanding” of how well £12bn of pump-priming cash is being used, MPs warn
Public Accounts Committee says department lacks detailed implementation plan for delivering policy
£22bn scheme has exposed the government to significant risk and has tied up significant public financial capacity says NAO
Speaking at a think-tank event, Lord Macpherson also offered thoughts on the economy to incoming prime minister, while Treasury Select Committee chair said a full leadership contest is needed “so the maddest ideas perhaps don’t make it to asking for official civil service advice”.
Plan goes beyond Dame Judith Hackitt’s 2018 review recommendations following west London tragedy
MPs say Cabinet Office, Treasury and Major Projects Review Group have questions to answer over bungled payment-by-results reforms
Government says it's "not the case" that it takes outsourcers at their word when they say they're providing high-quality accommodation
Academic dismissed as housing adviser after making remarks about "Soros empire"
MPs say department has overseen seriously unacceptable practice in almost every area of the deportation system
Government evaluation finds every £1 spent on the programme delivers £2.28 in economic benefits, with largest benefits for children at serious risk
Policies that address health inequalities and better investment in housing among What Works Centre's proposals
Watchdog says department needs to up its game to hit Theresa May's 300,000 new-homes-a-year target