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Moving to the education department brought Jonathan Slater back to a policy area he knows and loves. He speaks to Suzannah Brecknell about his key role in helping the frontline function
“We’ll continue to hold press conferences to coincide with significant announcements," says No.10
Home secretary pledges to ensure Home Office “fundamentally shifts its way of working” after report
Boris Johnson says country’s “long hibernation is coming to an end”
Boris Johnson has announced a major relaxation of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England. But what are the details of the new plans and how will it impact on our day-to-day lives?
Watchdog says every £1 it spends creates £16 of positive financial impact
Chief scientist will also be director general for science, technology, analysis, research and strategy
Warning comes as department forms a cross-government working group to "address the challenges faced by the Windrush generation and their descendants"
Recipients of benefits including jobseekers’ allowance and employment support allowance have “slipped down the list of priorities”, says committee chair
JCWI says the algirith discriminates on the basis of nationality – by design"
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Departure comes as PM seeks new leadership for merged Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Health secretary Matt Hancock says update shows "the government's plan is working"
MHCLG “had not assessed how its timeframe for completing remediation would be affected” by Covid-19
From the impact of Covid-19 to dealing with the impact of climate change, government has never faced greater policy challenges. But, as recent work on developing policy strategies for carbon capture and storage shows, civil servants can get help from academics to find the right solutions. Professor Karen Turner, the director from the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde, explains
Perm sec Peter Schofield asked sought approval for spending that might breach Treasury guidance on "regularity and propriety grounds"
IfG report encouraging government to re-examine contracts comes as MoJ plans to bring probation services back in house
Health minister says there is a of "alienating or freaking out people" using test, track and trace system