Romeo brings the number of women leading Whitehall departments to four, as analysis shows the government's varied progress on gender diversity
The political parties in Northern Ireland have failed to reach an agreement to form a new power-sharing Executive following the elections this month. The consequences could include the re-introduction of direct rule from Westminster
MPs highlight that workforce planning in Whitehall only gives “high-level view” of staffing requirements
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Theresa May that Britian will have to pay a multi-billion pound bill when it quits the EU.
Centralised purchasing body still needs to develop full business case, according to committee
Watchdog warns demands of service pressures, major projects and Brexit are outpacing Whitehall’s capacity to deliver at a time of staffing restrictions and spending restraint
Cridland Review dubs guaranteed 2.5% annual rise unaffordable and calls for acceleration of retirement age to 68 sooner than scheduled
Expanding a government policy that allows people to use the value of their home to pay for social care without having to sell the property could unlock money at a time of growing demand
New department says £125k role will focus on developing its “underpinning foundations”, building values and forming its culture
Read an eyewitness account of the attack on Parliament from Kevin Schofield, the editor of CSW's sister site PoliticsHome
Ministers have been urged to drive more cash into the education system as a leading think tank warned of “significant winners and losers” over reforms to the schools funding formula.