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What’s the opposite of outsourcing? Insourcing, of course – and the DVLA has just given it a go. As the driver agency moves more than 300 IT staff in-house, Matt Foster caught up with chief executive Oliver Morley and outgoing chief technology officer Iain Patterson
Crown Commercial Service promises to boost role of smaller firms as provision of travel and conference booking for officials is split into four contracts
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin appoints TfL commissioner Sir Peter Hendy as new chair of Network Rail as agency is blamed for delays to rail improvements
As the debate about the benefits – or not – of HS2 rages on, Colin Marrs asks if there’s enough firm evidence to make an informed judgement on this controversial major project
As the country goes to the polls, here's CSW's full guide to what the 2015 election will mean for the civil service
This week on Civil Service World we'll be picking apart the main parties' election manifestos with an in-depth analysis of what they mean for the civil service. Here's a first glance at the new pledges contained in Labour's manifesto, published today by leader Ed Miliband
Lords Economic Affairs Committee says Department for Transport has not made case for why High Speed 2 more 'cost-effective' than alternatives
Ministers announce low emissions vehicles to be added to government transport fleet
Centre of government has 'little oversight' of departmental travel policies, the National Audit Office warns
Sale of 40% stake in continental rail link set to beat projection and raise more than £750m
Major infrastructure projects must be in line with long-term strategy
CSW asked Lib Dem MP and former transport and home office minister Norman Baker to appraise the UK civil service
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will look into the computer failure which caused chaos across UK airports last Friday
The government plan to invest £15bn in the ‘Road investment strategy’ over the next six years, the transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin (pictured) and chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander announced this morning.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have now moved their digital Vehicle Management service to private beta.
Greater Manchester will gain significant decision-making powers from Whitehall after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne and leaders of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) signed a devolution agreement today.
Improving Europe’s railway systems would lead to substantial economic and environmental benefits, argues Izaskun Bilbao Barandica.
The £15.8bn Crossrail programme was commended for demonstrating good programme management by a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report, published yesterday.
Once, civil servants hacked away at unfashionable railways in favour of cars and aeroplanes – but now trains are once again seen as transports of the future. Joshua Chambers meets High Speed 2 chief executive Alison Munro
Highways Agency chief Graham Dalton is wrong to argue that his organisation should become a company, argues Mark Dollar
Highways Agency chief executive Graham Dalton is leading his organisation out of the civil service for a new life as a government-owned company. He tells Joshua Chambers why he can’t wait to escape Whitehall’s stifling rules
AECOM’s Associate Director of Sustainability, Michael Henderson, considers the environmental and economic benefits of effective water management in urban areas.