Liaison Committee says select committees should grill any ministerial appointment nominee they want
£940,000 bill does not include VAT or cost of departmental officials' time
Union criticises government’s £46.9m spent with supplier in 2018
Permanent secretary admits there is "more we can do" to improve access to education stats
Update also reveals Windrush taskforce has rejected 1,445 applications for documentation proving status
It took departments 119 days on average to publish details of contracts
In these unprecedented circumstances, we should ditch the convention of confidentiality around civil servants’ advice to ministers – for the good of us all, says the FDA general secretary
Regulator calls for publication of official data to "enable meaningful public spending debate"
Union leaders sound alarm as bill tops £12m at one ministry and tens of millions across government
Heather Savory to join UN data body as hunt for new national statistician continues
Comms staff to receive more training after a media officer circulated figures from public opinion tracker to colleagues
After 10 years scrutinising government accounts and trying to stop departments from squandering taxpayers’ cash, the comptroller and auditor general Sir Amyas Morse is standing down from the National Audit Office. Jess Bowie meets him.