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Security review calls for “comprehensive and comprehensible new law” to govern security agencies’ surveillance powers
Independent Commission for Aid Impact says DfID’s aid measurement focuses too much on short term financial results over long term ‘transformative change’
National Audit Office report says department consulted carefully on Care Act, but sounds warning over whether local authorities will be able to cope with demand
GDS confirms Digital Services framework will be overhauled after user feedback
Austin Mitchell reviews a new book examining the impact of decades of reform to central government
Number 10 spokesperson denies new units tracking policy progress are a "judgement on the civil service"
Report by the National Audit Office says Department for Work and Pensions must get better at spotting potential problems with big schemes
Civil service culture is perceived to be one of the biggest barriers to digital change, a survey carried out by techUK reveals
FDA union general secretary Dave Penman warns that civil servants have been left "undervalued, exhausted and unclear about the future"
Department for Work and Pensions to be led by Iain Duncan Smith again as Cameron fleshes out new government
Former education secretary Michael Gove to take on justice secretary role while Nicky Morgan stays at DfE
New poll of health workers by Dods Research finds Labour most trusted on NHS, but there is doubt over the main parties' policy pledges
Michael Barber joins former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley at event on delivery co-hosted by the Cabinet Office, Centre for Public Impact and Institute for Government
Thirty three companies take the lion’s share of central government procurement spending, between them receiving roughly £10bn of Whitehall money each year. But who are they? Do they truly understand the public sector? And do civil servants trust them? Rebecca Sims-Robinson crunches the numbers.
Exclusive: Labour peer in charge of preparing party for government says he wants to avoid "civil service wars" associated with creating, scrapping and merging departments, but eyes greater role for Number 10
Policy-makers around the world are using open data to bolster their development programmes, says Liz Carolan of the Open Data Institute
Foreign Office announces that its permanent secretary Simon Fraser is to leave Whitehall at the end of July
Former Scope and Mencap IT director Conall Bullock takes on newly-created Cabinet Office role, reporting directly to permanent secretary Richard Heaton
New report by the Institute for Government think tank warns that 'huge variation in quality, usability and accessibility' of data is making it harder to measure departmental performance against Business Plans
Report by the Public Accounts Committee says HMRC too slow in identifying potential abuse of tax reliefs
The next government must build on existing Whitehall reforms if it wants to avoid mid-term failures, says think tank the Institute for Government
Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude says £11bn of £20bn annual Whitehall efficiency drive identified, but Labour warns of little room for more 'back office efficiencies'
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee warn commercial skills gap at Defence Equipment and Support will undermine MoD efforts to reduce costs if not addressed
Departments to pay market-level rent for offices and other freehold assets in drive to better manage government land and property