Policies

MHCLG to work across government to unblock barriers to garden towns

15 August 2018

Ministry to work with successful proposals to help them develop the most appropriate delivery arrangements for new housing developments

NI attorney general escalates civil service powers case to Supreme Court

13 August 2018

Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin is seeking “authoritative guidance” on decisions that can be taken by officials in absence of ministers

NI attorney general escalates civil service powers case to Supreme Court

13 August 2018

Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin is seeking “authoritative guidance” on decisions that can be taken by officials in absence of ministers

Welsh Government’s environmental regulator lost £1m through improper timber sales

9 August 2018

Natural Resources Wales has had its accounts qualified three times over “unlawful” contracts with a sawmill

Environment Agency urged to distinguish staff as non-civil servants in bid for better pay

8 August 2018

Prospect union says non-departmental public body should not be subject to Treasury guidance for government departments

NI attorney general escalates civil service powers case to Supreme Court

13 August 2018

Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin is seeking “authoritative guidance” on decisions that can be taken by officials in absence of ministers

Striking cleaners demand sick pay and London living wage at Ministry of Justice

7 August 2018

Industrial action to take place from 7 to 9 August as trade union UVW seeks wage increase for 1000 outsourced staff

DHSC says social care green paper will lead to implementation not just debate

31 July 2018

Departmental response reveals that discussions are already underway with sector over forthcoming policy document due to be published with new NHS plan in the autumn

Healthy valleys: Welsh Government health chief on the devolved NHS, committed staff and Bevan’s legacy

11 July 2018

The land of NHS founder Aneurin Bevan, Wales has seen a lot of changes since the health service was created 70 years ago. The Welsh Government’s top health official Andrew Goodall reflects on the...

Government mulls whether to replace departing national technology advisor

13 August 2018

Discussions underway for whether and how Liam Maxwell will be replaced after he leaves civil service in October

National technology advisor Liam Maxwell set to depart government for role at Amazon

9 August 2018

Sources indicate that one of the civil service’s most high-profile digital and technology specialists is to take a job in the commercial sector

Government mulls whether to replace departing national technology advisor

13 August 2018

Discussions underway for whether and how Liam Maxwell will be replaced after he leaves civil service in October

DfE body delays apprenticeship service roll-out

13 August 2018

Education and Skills Funding Agency pushes back small-firms target "to keep stability in the marketplace"