International Affairs & Security
Confirmation of the new ministerial portfolios following last week’s reshuffle reveals switch in...
What can we expect from the Department for International Development’s new gender equality strategy, and how can other departments can learn from the plan to improve gender equality in the UK? Mark Rowe reports
MPs ‘disappointed’ with government rejection of recommendations for extra safeguards to prevent sidelining of ministers in key decisions
Prospect says funding uncertainty puts UK’s world-class defence industry at risk
Brexit department seeks 35 policy leads and 25 senior advisers on up to £64.5k
PCS union accuses department of casualising the workforce as proposal follows years of staffing cuts
Philip Rutnam and predecessor Mark Sedwill join HMRC’s Edward Troup in list of public servants recognised by the Queen
Peers question MPs decision to further redact Brexit documents and call on David Davis to publish entire papers
With the end of 2017 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2018 – and tell us what they cannot do Christmas without.
Lessons in listening: PHSO Rob Behrens doesn’t just want to be the ombudsman for bad news, and recalls working with Cyril Ramaphosa
Rob Behrens understands the importance of learning from other people’s difficult experiences. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman tells Richard Johnstone how his international work has shaped his approach, and how he hasn’t given up on a plan to merge with other ombudsmen
FCO teams up with DFID and British Council to tender for four-year framework to provide networking to 550 sites in the UK and throughout the world
Cabinet secretary makes “statement of intent” about future rights to work in government
Department wants extra cash to fund efficiency reforms and a full defence review to follow national security adviser's work