Government insists agreed transition will have an end date, ahead of a Brexit war Cabinet meeting in Chequers
The plans announced in the 2017 Budget may help to tackle Britain’s housing shortage in the long term. But in the short term, the extension of Help to Buy and the abolition of stamp duty for first-time buyers is good politics but poor policy.
Dave Penman condemns “cowardly move” of politicians criticising DWP official instead of ministers
New measures will reduce lag on claimants' receipt of benefits payments from six weeks to five
Departmental allocations from new tranche of Brexit cash to be agreed “in early 2018”
Pilots to develop new public value frameworks will be taken forward next year
The former second perm sec in the Department for Work and Pensions-turned benefits advisor has been both poacher and gamekeeper in Whitehall. He shares the lessons from both sides of the fence, including for Brexit, with Richard Johnstone.
The cycle of bailing out struggling services will only be solved with an injection of data
Chancellor Philip Hammond set to respond to Sir Michael Barber’s proposals in Wednesday’s Autumn Budget
Civil service poll results also reveal less than four in ten know how their work contributes to this plan
Whitehall barometer notes continuing decline in salary satisfaction against ongoing backdrop of 1% cap
Mike Parsons takes top role at Government Property Unit as it prepares to launch Government Property Agency
Cabinet Office minister Caroline Nokes says Government Digital Service has "come of age", and insists she has never met an obstructive civil servant