Regulator moves to new government hub

Written by Jim Dunton on 18 June 2018 in News

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency leaves Westminster for Canary Wharf

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — June 18

Written by Dods People on 18 June 2018 in News

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

Fury as author Frederick Forsyth dubs civil service ‘treacherous’ over Brexit

Written by Jim Dunton on 15 June 2018 in News

Bestseller writer suggests 90% of staff backed Remain and urges them to quit if they cannot deliver the EU referendum result impartially

Review calls for independent body to dictate proper NHS funding

Written by Jim Dunton on 15 June 2018 in News

Ex-Labour health minister Ara Darzi also proposes creation of "single NHS headquarters" to report to Department of Health and Social Care 

Former perm sec Martin Donnelly cleared for City commission

Written by Jim Dunton on 15 June 2018 in News

Watchdog Acoba also approves roles for ex-No 10 strategy director and DIT "cybersecurity ambassador"

Decisive ministers, Thatcher's hyacinths and tackling the Treasury bullying culture: lunch with Caroline Slocock

Written by Suzannah Brecknell on 15 June 2018 in Interview

The first woman to become a private secretary to the prime minister shares her recollections of Thatcher, the Treasury and the Next Steps Unit with Suzannah Brecknell. Photography by Louise Haywood-Schiefer

Home Office news management ‘undermines’ watchdog’s independence

Written by Jim Dunton on 14 June 2018 in News

Chief inspector of borders and immigration flags ‘inexplicable’ delays and batch-publication of reports

Digital-identity policy function shifted from GDS to DCMS

Written by Sam Trendall on 14 June 2018 in News

Move follows the earlier transfer of data policymakers

Workplace support enshrined for the 23% of civil servants who are carers

Written by Tamsin Rutter on 14 June 2018 in News

Carers' charter and carer’s passport launched across civil service

The civil service used to subsidise artists, now it’s consultants. Are services better for it?

Written by Andrew Greenway on 13 June 2018 in Opinion

Automation has squeezed out the creatives that used to harbour in administrative grades – but this tacit subsidy programme has arguably simply shifted to large firms