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The government also rejected the committee's call for MPs to vote on controversial appointments
The PAC also warned of a “significant and growing risk” that DfT would not be adequately prepared for a no-deal Brexit.
A telephone helpline set up by the Home Office to deal with cases has so far received 25 calls about inappropriate demands for DNA evidence.
A plan to tackle organised crime, an investment strategy and gender pay gap reporting rules were all awaiting sign-off.
MPs warn that rushing the managed migration process and getting it wrong could accelerate destitution
Environment secretary set to stay on at department but report outlines scale of tasks ahead
Fate of draft Brexit agreement in the balance after ministers resign
The reform "continues to incentivise single parents... to reduce working hours", according to the Resolution Foundation think tank
Treasury spending teams should be "more involved in challenging the benefits of projects", says auditor general
Peers urge chancellor Philip Hammond to drop plans to extend the window in which HMRC can investigate taxpayers’ affairs if they had some tax dealings outside the UK
DWP extends legacy payouts after watchdog's warning that claimants transferring onto Universal Credit would face financial hardship
Rob Thompson takes position as department’s technology leader after four years at DWP
Treasury guidance encourages departments to offer “unreasonable certainty in timelines, costs and benefits”, IfG report finds
Department for Work and Pensions accused of being 'in denial' over negative impacts of new welfare system
How effective departments' contingency planning for no-deal will be 'remains to be seen', NAO says
Civil servants need to go "back to basics" on spending and record keeping, watchdog says
'Mismatches in volumes and available staffing will impair our ability to clear work,' Neil Couling told MPs
Ensuring staff are equipped to deak with huge workload is also an 'anxiety', says Clare Moriarty
Some projects were not given intended outcomes by which to measure success, making it impossible to determine what they have achieved, the watchdog said
Plans were leaked as MPs prepare to question employment minister Alok Sharma about the rollout
Cabinet Office says opening of new office for more than 6,000 civil servants a key milestone in efforts to rationalise government property portfolio
Some policies have gone ahead “apparently unchallenged, despite falling short of the standards set by the Treasury”, the report said
The Work and Pensions Select Committee's inquiry comes after the government admitted Universal Credit would make some people “worse off”
“If I were the Treasury I might be asking questions about how this was managed," committee chair Meg Hillier said.