Practice

Inside No 10: how Theresa May's machine has changed since the 2017 general election

17 July 2018

One year after the snap election which led to major changes Theresa May’s team, Kevin Schofield and Sebastian Whale talk to No 10 insiders, ministers and backbench Tories to find out more about...

Perm sec Matthew Rycroft on aid scrutiny, taking DfID out of its bubble and his ringside seats to history

16 July 2018

Matthew Rycroft has undertaken some challenging foreign policy roles in government, from helping end the war in Bosnia to facing down Russia in the UN security council. As he settles into his new...

Perm sec Matthew Rycroft on aid scrutiny, taking DfID out of its bubble and his ringside seats to history

16 July 2018

Matthew Rycroft has undertaken some challenging foreign policy roles in government, from helping end the war in Bosnia to facing down Russia in the UN security council. As he settles into his new...

Garry Graham: government handling of civil service pay leaves unions with no choice but to take legal action

18 July 2018

The government has effectively told civil servants it values them less than other public sector workers, says Prospect’s deputy general secretary. This cannot go unchallenged

‘Good things happen when you play nicely’ – GDS takes a new tack

4 July 2018

Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’

Revamped HMRC customs system ‘set to be ready for no-deal Brexit’

28 June 2018

Update highlights progress made on ensuring new customs system is ready to handle additional workload caused by EU exit

MPs call on MoJ to produce for probation workforce plan after reforms ‘mess’

22 June 2018

Justice Select Committee says service morale at an all-time low after controversial changes that may never deliver reoffending reduction aims

Making inroads: DfT perm sec Bernadette Kelly on social mobility, rail franchises and the laser-like attention of No 10

19 June 2018

One year into her permanent secretary job, Kelly tells Tamsin Rutter why transport is the best department, about “racy” jobs in deregulation and infrastructure, and why she shed her Brummie accent...