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Departments to pay market-level rent for offices and other freehold assets in drive to better manage government land and property
George Osborne has delivered the final Budget of the Parliament at 12.30. Follow all the reaction here with live coverage from our colleagues at PoliticsHome.
Separate reports by the Communities and Local Government and Education committees raise questions about education watchdog Ofsted
NAO chief Amyas Morse warns officials may not be thinking through implications of spending reductions
MPs on the Public Administration Committee warn Capability Plan focus too 'narrow' and mid-management skills being 'hollowed out'
Departments tell National Audit Office cross-government working would be bolstered by better 'support and challenge' at the centre of government
Prime minister needs team who can speak 'frankly' on departments, Labour peer Lord Falconer says, but warns against 'divisive' approach to Whitehall
General Sir Peter Wall says 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review assumed 'benign' world situation
Public Administration Select Committee urges greater role for Cabinet Office in planning for the future and ending departmental duplication
Former chief whip defends impact of fixed-term parliaments in delivering legislative programme
Independent Commission for Aid Impact says security and justice work lacks focus, but praises more targeted efforts in Malawi and Bangladesh
Solent Gateway Limited named as MoD favourite to manage military port near Southampton
Defence safety regulators to merge into Defence Safety Authority from 1 April 2015
New figures from the Cabinet Office show SMEs have benefited from £11.4bn of government contracts
Home Office let off the hook after court rules department does not have to pay damages to defence firm
Government should focus on working with mutuals and cooperatives rather than outsourcing to private firms, says Jon Cruddas
New Diplomatic Academy set up to improve knowledge and skills of FCO staff
Scotland protected from full shock of drop in oil prices by economic and financial union of UK
Nicholas Macpherson says economic and financial functions should both remain in the Treasury
Sir David Bell calls for more trust in teachers and schools – and for an independent body to set education strategy
Cabinet Office minister denies accusation of disillusionment in civil service
The Civil Service must embrace failure as part of the innovation process if it is to succeed, minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has said
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will look into the computer failure which caused chaos across UK airports last Friday
The government will invest £2.3bn in flood defence projects between now and 2020, according to the National Infrastructure Plan published today.