Johnson commits MHCLG and Home Office to legislating for first-phase report recommendations
Host of former ministers to also stand down from Commons at December election
Civil Service Commission event also hears how MHCLG used secondments to help boost diversity
Union says move is “height of hypocrisy” for ministers who legislated to make industrial action more difficult
NAO finds £32.7m of public spending so far, but BEIS says full calculation of costs to back shale gas extraction would not yet be "meaningful"
Policy contains measures including drone-takedown unit and drive to promote design standards
Institute for Government says legislation timetable doesn't allow time for MPs to properly scrutinise deal
Artificial intelligence could help solve the public sector’s most complex problems, but how can policymakers navigate the legal, ethical and technical problems it presents? Sam Trendall talks to experts from the Alan Turing Institute about their programme to help government get to grips with AI
Boris Johnson has hailed his new Brexit deal with the EU ahead of a parliamentary vote tomorrow. What’s changed since the last one?
Former officials have an increasingly public role in national debate – is that always a good thing? Suzannah Brecknell explores how retired mandarins balance their duty to contribute to the public discourse with the self-enforced code of caution
Legislation to deliver Brexit dominated Boris Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech, which also had a strong law and order theme
From the storm of no-deal Brexit preparation to the headwinds of regulatory reform, Tamara Finkelstein walked into a squall when she took on the top job at Defra. But she tells Beckie Smith she is determined to create a more hospitable environment