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Book review: the personal is environmental at the intersection of law, academia and campaigning

15 May 2020

Richard Macrory’s new book is more than a treatise on environmental law, says Baroness Young – it’s an engaging account of a seminal career

Union seeks Civil Service Pension Scheme judicial review

17 February 2020

High Court move will challenge government’s failure to reduce contributions following firefighters' ruling

Johnson hints at review of no recourse to public funds policy after ‘jaw-dropping’ committee grilling

28 May 2020

Work and pension committee chair to follow up with No.10 after PM ‘clearly surprised to hear that people in this situation can’t claim Universal Credit or other benefits’

How the DVSA uses AI and agile to support ‘a lifetime of driving’

21 May 2020

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has already done a great deal of work implementing technology across its operations. But digital chief Alex Fiddes tells Sam Trendall it has even bigger...

Johnson hints at review of no recourse to public funds policy after ‘jaw-dropping’ committee grilling

28 May 2020

Work and pension committee chair to follow up with No.10 after PM ‘clearly surprised to hear that people in this situation can’t claim Universal Credit or other benefits’

Public have ‘civic duty’ to take part as NHS Test and Trace programme launches across England

28 May 2020

System launched ahead of NHS app intended to help people find out if they have came into contact with anyone with Covid-19 symptoms

Government plans to remove Huawei from 5G network by 2023 – reports

27 May 2020

Prime minister plans to backtrack on previous decision to allow Chinese giant to play a role in next-generation telecoms

10 years of government blunders and brutal reports: an interview with former PACAC chair Bernard Jenkin

20 April 2020

After a decade at the helm of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Sir Bernard Jenkin is moving on. He tells Beckie Smith about the highlights, lessons and bitter...

Boris Johnson appoints PPE 'tsar' amid growing concerns over shortages for frontline NHS staff

20 April 2020

Boris Johnson has appointed a PPE 'tsar' to boost manufacturing of protective equipment needed to protect NHS staff amid growing concerns supplies in hospitals are running low

Union claims victory in push to keep MoD services in-house

19 April 2020

PCS says department has reversed plans to outsource a range of veterans’ services after campaign work

Departmental taskforces to chart routes out of lockdown for sectors closed by coronavirus

13 May 2020

Minister-led groups to tackle changes faced by aviation industry, shops, pubs and other sectors affected by coronavirus

Watch: Ex-No.10 strategy chief recalls the crises that created the civil contingency secretariat

6 May 2020

Prof Geoff Mulgan, former head of Tony Blair's Strategy Unit, talks to Colin Talbot about how the UK government put in place risk and resilience systems in the early 2000s – and what has gone...

Former homelessness tsar to lead coronavirus rough sleeping taskforce

5 May 2020

Dame Louise Casey will lead unit to ensure "as few people as possible return to life on the streets" after the crisis