Department gets rid of data where it did not have ‘explicit consent’ of users
Cabinet Office figures show that four departments received over half of all FOI requests
“I used to say to people when you come into the NSC you leave the politics at the door – and you leave your mobile phones at the door,” says ex-cab sec
Former national security adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant says leaks may undermine effective decision making in the longer term
At a time when Brexit is revealing a lot about UK governance, a new report has found the British civil service is the worldwide leader. Calum Miller of the Blavatnik School of Government, which published the report, explains the ranking
International trade secretary Liam Fox approves doubling of UKEF cover for exports despite warnings move would fall outside established risk framework
Transport secretary admits government can't recover Eurotunnel payout if no-deal Brexit is avoided
Department reports itself to Information Commissioner after hundreds of potential victims’ email addresses are wrongly shared
Former cabinet secretary also says Sir Mark Sedwill faces "mission impossible"
Interim secretariat of 16 civil servants won't fulfil all of planned regulator's functions, environment secretary tells MPs
As a director general at the Government Legal Department, Susanna McGibbon oversees legal services to a range of departments across Whitehall. She talks to Beckie Smith about her love of inquiries, government legal work in the public eye and life beyond Brexit
Report calls for 'complete rethink of the structure, funding and oversight of forensic science'