Home Office report into Windrush scandal condemns 'hostile environment' immigration policy

28 June 2019

Report commissioned by the department says civil servants were ‘rightly appalled by what happened’ but this was ‘often juxtaposed with a self-justification’

DfT perm sec warned of ‘high likelihood’ of Brexit ferry payout before contract award

9 May 2019

NAO report also reveals the department considered it was unlikely to be able defend any action against it for breaching procurement rules

Leigh Lewis: My real worries for a no-deal Brexit are the unknown unknowns

20 August 2019

The leak of the Cabinet Office’s Operation Yellowhammer contingency planning shows how much government is working on mitigating the risks it can predict from a no-deal Brexit. But the government...

DfT insists new West Coast rail franchise is ‘departure from flawed system of the past’

14 August 2019

Virgin Trains, which has run the line since privatisation, loses out to new operator including Italian state-owned firm

Contract management: Gareth Rhys Williams reports on six months of training Whitehall’s goalkeepers

27 June 2019

Government chief commercial officer Gareth Rhys Williams has set out ambitious plans to improve contract management across government. He tells CSW what has been achieved in the first six months...

Cabinet Office unit to tackle Brexit news 'inaccuracies'

12 August 2019

Creation of rapid rebuttal unit around UK’s EU exit in addition to existing work to respond to fake news

HMRC seeks digital platform for fraud officers

16 August 2019

Tax agency issues procurement alert for ‘notebook application’ for evidence-gathering

Why science may soon play a much bigger role in public policy

9 August 2019

Former civil servant Steve O'Neil takes a fresh look at the appliance of science at the heart of government