Lynne Owens says £2.7bn funding boost in forthcoming Spending Review will help tackle £37bn annual cost of serious and organised crime
Single-department settlements if the Spending Review is delayed would "pre-empt what should be a proper balancing discussion", chancellor insists
Chancellor says it would be "odd" to expect all departments to see funding rise, despite his claim that austerity is ending
National Audit Office says department only has a limited evidence base, two years into 10-year drive to boost employment levels
Report shows numbers of arm's-length bodies remained fairly stable in 2017-18 despite falling in previous years
Setting out her vision for the upcoming Spending Review, Truss said the Treasury would “prioritise ruthlessly”
Single Departmental Plans to reflect on departments' performance against the framework from 2019-20
The Scottish government said the chancellor should use today's spring statement to "provide a proportionate amount of additional finance and flexibility to Scotland "
Revised public value framework will underline Spending Review focus on value for money, Hammond said in his Spring Statement
As we begin another momentous year in UK politics, civil service chief exec John Manzoni and BT managing director of major and public sector Colm O’Neill came together to discuss the future of public services. CSW reports. Photo Baldo Sciacca
Select committee report has also questioned the chancellor's assertion that "austerity is coming to an end"
Committee inquiry demands action plan to fill skills gaps and calls for Treasury to set out how public value frameworks will be rolled out in Spending Review