Policies

Cash-for-ash report paints devastating picture of NICS failings

15 March 2020

Scandal-hit Renewable Heat Incentive scheme was “project too far” for Northern Ireland officials

Ex-DExEU and Defra perm sec Moriarty to leave civil service

12 March 2020

“I could not have asked for better, more committed colleagues," Moriarty says in statement

IPA creates new director post to aid ‘infrastructure revolution’

5 March 2020

Body offers £149,500 a year for official to oversee work on HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and nuclear projects

Ken McCallum named as new head of MI5

31 March 2020

McCallum, currently deputy director general of the Security Service, will take over from Sir Andrew Parker at the end of April

Defence and foreign policy review must be delayed, ex-national security adviser says

30 March 2020

Comprehensive spending review and Brexit transition should also be pushed back, former Foreign Office perm sec Lord Ricketts says

Ken McCallum named as new head of MI5

31 March 2020

McCallum, currently deputy director general of the Security Service, will take over from Sir Andrew Parker at the end of April

Prison governors call for early release of low-risk prisoners to stop coronavirus overcrowding

31 March 2020

Boris Johnson is facing mounting calls to sanction the early release of low-risk offenders in a bid to stop prisons becoming overwhelmed by the coronavirus crisis.

Pointing the way to the future: how technology is going to change justice

30 March 2020

As part of CSW’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the way...

Pointing the way to the future: how technology will change tax and benefits

1 April 2020

As part of Civil Service World’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the...

Pointing the way to the future: how technology will change transport

31 March 2020

As part of Civil Service World’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the...

NHSX marks the spot: diplomat-turned-digital chief Matthew Gould talks patient data and AI

27 March 2020

In February 2019, Matt Hancock announced plans for a new innovation agency in the NHS. A year on, its chief executive, Matthew Gould, talks to Beckie Smith about health data, listening to patients...

Some civil service roles included in key workers list for schools and nurseries

20 March 2020

Cabinet Office and DfE reveal list of occupations where people will still be able to send their children to education settings

UK governments close all schools 'until further notice' as coronavirus crisis deepens

18 March 2020

Action by four governments comes as “spike of the virus is increasing at a faster pace than anticipated”, according to English education secretary

Cash-for-ash report paints devastating picture of NICS failings

15 March 2020

Scandal-hit Renewable Heat Incentive scheme was “project too far” for Northern Ireland officials

First MHCLG food parcels delivered to vulnerable people

30 March 2020

Department says hundreds of thousands of boxes could be delivered each week as part of shielding plans for those vulnerable to Covid-19

Poll points to thirst for greater English devolution

31 January 2020

Housing, education and transport are key areas for boosted local control with majority in favour of elected mayors

The year ahead: How government can create a more impactful civil society

13 January 2020

In our January issue, CSW asks experts to give their thoughts on the new government’s policy priorities. In this entry, Dan Corry discusses how prime minister Boris...