Science & Technology
Report calls for 'complete rethink of the structure, funding and oversight of forensic science'
But director general Kevin Cunnington insists organisation is ‘entirely comfortable with the situation’
Committee chair Rachel Reeves said BEIS had been “too passive” in ensuring suppliers address problems with the rollout
Information commissioner also said departments had done the "minimum" work needed to comply with GDPR, but there was "much more to be done"
Department working with suppliers to try and ‘ensure ongoing stability’
The government claims it is ‘working constructively with Apple’
Cabinet Office minister unpacks vision for driving government use of emerging technologies
Digital agency lays out plans for working with private companies and other departments over the next 18 months
Colin Talbot looks at how the government takes stock of what it owns – and how knowledge assets are changing what counts as capital
Chief scientific advisers provide vital expertise to help departments make informed policy decisions – not least during national emergencies. But to be effective, they must also be experts in the workings of Whitehall. Beckie Smith spoke to CSAs past and present to discover how they combine these distinctive skills.
The government chief scientific adviser reflects on his career to date and strengthening how science and policy work together in the civil service
Local proposals to implement the government’s major economic plan are required by early 2020