Legal & Constitutional
Vote of confdence among Conservative MPs will be held this evening
May postpones vote as a group of MPs says it is “disappointed” in the Treasury's forecasting of the economic impact of Brexit
Brexit is already transforming much more than the UK’s relationship with the EU. But amid the uncertainty and acrimony, can politicians, officials and voters seize the chance to make change for the better?
House of Lords committee concludes that drive to tackle tax evasion “may have pressured staff to take a more aggressive approach”
The government also rejected the committee's call for MPs to vote on controversial appointments
A plan to tackle organised crime, an investment strategy and gender pay gap reporting rules were all awaiting sign-off.
Fate of draft Brexit agreement in the balance after ministers resign
Bill to give public servants clarity in power vacuum passes third reading
The union says that introducing deal while government pay guidance is under judicial review is “an insult to staff”
Jon Thompson's revelation that the police had investigated two threats after he gave evidence on Brexit custom costs “represents an escalation that cannot be tolerated”
Norman Strauss recently argued in CSW that there was a need to create a new ministry for the opposition to help change the civil service and share its expertise more widely across society. In this response, Catherine Haddon, a senior fellow and resident historian at the Institute for Government, sets out why she thinks such a proposal is flawed
The Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry shows what can happen when these values are undermined, writes the FDA chief