Policies

BEIS told to "get a grip" on smart meter rollout costs

20 February 2019

Committee chair Rachel Reeves said BEIS had been “too passive” in ensuring suppliers address problems with the rollout

Treasury told to detail plans for publishing true Brexit costs

25 January 2019

Public Accounts Committee demands clarity on how Whole of Government Accounts will present EU exit spending

Northern Ireland Civil Service powers to face further court challenge

15 January 2019

UK Supreme Court rejects request for NI attorney general for clarification on powers, saying they should be addressed in court case.

MoJ to finally roll out GPS tagging system

20 February 2019

Troubled eight-year project reaches fruition as technology is to be deployed nationwide in the coming months

Working Links, outsourcer with £1bn of public contracts, collapses

19 February 2019

Announcement comes as damning report finds probation service at one of collapsed company's subsidiaries "inadequate"

No deal Brexit planning: HMRC agrees to phase in entry summary declarations for goods after meeting suppliers

20 February 2019

HMRC says the UK’s commitment to secure borders “will not change in the event of a no deal” despite temporary arrangements

Regulator moots 'report card' for departments that drag their feet on FoI requests

19 February 2019

Information commissioner also said departments had done the "minimum" work needed to comply with GDPR, but there was "much more to be done"

Dame Sally Davies to step down as chief medical officer

11 February 2019

Davies, who set up the National Institute for Health Research and has driven efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance, will step down in September

BEIS told to "get a grip" on smart meter rollout costs

20 February 2019

Committee chair Rachel Reeves said BEIS had been “too passive” in ensuring suppliers address problems with the rollout

Regulator moots 'report card' for departments that drag their feet on FoI requests

19 February 2019

Information commissioner also said departments had done the "minimum" work needed to comply with GDPR, but there was "much more to be done"