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Call for Grenfell Tower inquiry to learn lessons from previous investigations

14 September 2017

As the judge-led public inquiry opens on the three-month anniversary of the fire, legal experts call for a “repository of expertise” to build on lessons of past inquiries

Government departments using 30% more temporary staff

13 September 2017

ONS statistics also show staff numbers across the civil service have grown for the second quarter in a row

Heywood and Manzoni defend civil service from attack by Francis Maude

13 September 2017

Cabinet secretary describes speech by former minister as an "inaccurate portrayal" of civil service, while chief executive says Whitehall is "deepening and accelerating" reforms

New Civil Service Compensation Scheme proposals expected ‘in weeks’

11 September 2017

Cabinet Office to boost payments made under 2016 scheme after High Court challenge, but Manzoni moots replacement

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — September 11

11 September 2017

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

HM Prison & Probation Service urged to hike BAME senior staff levels

8 September 2017

Lammy Review points to disparity between UK’s ethnic breakdown and proportion of black and minority ethnic staff in prison service