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Major Projects Authority chief executive Tony Meggs

Infrastructure and Projects Authority chief exec Tony Meggs: "2017 will require ruthless prioritisation"

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Infrastructure and...

Department for Transport permanent secretary Philip Rutnam

Department for Transport perm sec Philip Rutnam on Heathrow, 2017 and why talented disabled officials must be recognised

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Philip Rutnam,...

Rowena Collins Rice, Director-General of the Attorney General’s Office

Rowena Collins Rice, DG at the Attorney General's Office, looks ahead to the new year

6 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Rowena Collins Rice...

Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) permanent secretary Sue Owen

DCMS perm sec Sue Owen on the Rio Olympics, 2017, and what Brexit means for the department

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Sue Owen, permanent...

The image shows chief of the National Audit Office, Amyas Morse

National Audit Office head Amyas Morse on 2016, Whitehall's Brexit capacity – and Bo Diddley

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Amyas Morse,...

Charity Commission chief executive Paula Sussex photographed for CSW

Charity Commission CEO Paula Sussex on 2016 and rebuilding trust in the charity sector

5 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Paula...

Executive Director of Government Communications Alex Aiken

Government comms chief Alex Aiken reviews 2016 and looks ahead to the new year

2 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Government...

Clare Moriarty, permanent secretary at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) – photographed for CSW by Paul Heartfield

Defra permanent secretary Clare Moriarty on 2016, Brexit – and the joys of the #Defraselfie

2 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites.Clare...

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency chief executive Oliver Morley, photographed for CSW by Gary Lee, Photoshot

DVLA chief executive Oliver Morley: "Keeping people motivated will be 2017's biggest challenge"

1 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Driver and...

Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) permanent secretary Stephen Lovegrove

Ministry of Defence permanent secretary Stephen Lovegrove reviews 2016 and looks ahead to the new year

1 December 2016

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. ...

First Civil Service Commissioner Ian Watmore photographed by Photoshot for CSW

Interview: Ian Watmore – the new first civil service commissioner sets out his stall on leadership, diversity and reform

28 November 2016

After three years away from Whitehall, Ian Watmore is back — this time as head of the organisation upholding the very values of the civil service. The new first civil service commissioner sits...