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Shake-up comes just a month after the surprise appointment of the DWP's Kevin Cunnington (pictured) as director general of the Government Digital Service
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs committee chairman says opening up civil service recruitment to outsiders is welcome, but a "second-best objective" when organisation should be building its own capability
Cabinet secretary says row over lack of Whitehall planning for a Leave vote is an "odd debate" – and confirms that "thinking" on Brexit took place in the final 28-day push of the campaign
McKibbin says it has been "an honour and a privilege" to lead the separate Northern Ireland Civil Service since 2011
Rapson tells CSW she feels move to the banking watchdog will be a "seamless progression" from her work as UK Visas and Immigration director general
National Audit Office finds 9,000 data breaches recorded by the 17 biggest government departments in last year – and says Cabinet Office must do more to help departments clamp down on loss and theft
“Security-minded folk who can think originally still don’t think working for government is cool," says anonymous Ministry of Justice recruiter
Minister Ben Gummer says 27 departments have offered places as part of drive to improve diversity in civil service's flagship graduate scheme
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues on Dods People
"Open, international" hunt for a new official to lead the Brexit-focused trade department may not be plain sailing for the trade secretary, experts tell CSW
Civil service network seeks to build pan-Whitehall expertise in areas such as payment-by results and agent-based modelling
Reduction in civil service headcount has created a more middle-aged organisation that is less well equipped for future challenges, says the National Audit Office
Former Cabinet Office perm sec and one time Football Association chief gets the back of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Rapson – named as one of Cranfield University's "100 Women to Watch" last year – is to leave post next month after more than a decade in the civil service
New Cabinet Office minister argues that the civil service has "already risen to the challenge" of Brexit as Labour says now is not the time to be "laying off civil servants and slashing budgets"
Ben Gummer says requirement for managers to allocate set proportion of staff as poor performers – condemned as "divisive" by unions – is being considered as part of ongoing review of the civil service performance management system
Government's pick for the job of First Civil Service Commissioner calls for a more realistic approach to honest failure as he faces MPs for a scrutiny hearing
Treasury resistance hampered early planning, while over-stretched senior officials failed to spot warning signs that the project to overhaul benefits was failing, according to an in-depth report published by the Institute for Government
Department urged to ensure that "drive to deliver greater numbers" is not "delivered at the expense of delivering maximum value"
New group chief technology officer will be responsible for driving shared IT services – with DCLG looking for candidates who will challenge "the status quo"
Independent advisers to the government say law on misconduct in public office is "unclear" and "ambiguous"
Andrew Rhodes, director general of operations at the Department for Work and Pensions says civil service risks missing out on different views and perspectives "because we are not socially diverse enough"
Former Cabinet Office perm sec – and one-time Football Association chief exec – set to return as Civil Service Commissioner, subject to approval from MPs