MPs sceptical over "government’s poor track record in delivering promised new prison places"
Over-zealous interpretation of purdah rules in 2017 snap poll saw scientists unable to comment on independent research
Date likely to be decided today after Labour backs election plan
"Flextension" granted as government launches Operation Brock no-deal contingency plan
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Union says move is “height of hypocrisy” for ministers who legislated to make industrial action more difficult
Interim perm sec Jim Harra tells MPs he believes the agency’s debt recovery approach is “reasonable”.
Fears remain over the independence of proposed Office for Environmental Protection
Exit plan is backed by parliamentarians for the first time but scheduling dispute leaves deal in limbo
Civil service chiefs defend Get Ready for Brexit campaign and say appearance of police backing for PM speech was "unintentional"
Institute for Government says legislation timetable doesn't allow time for MPs to properly scrutinise deal
Legislation put forward as Michael Gove confirms Westminster would impose direct rule in a no-deal Brexit