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NAO urges government not to leave HMRC high and dry on customs platform

14 July 2017

Warning as Brexit pressures massively increase scale and complexity of  £157m plan to replace "ageing technology"

John Manzoni: Pay cap ‘can’t last forever’

14 July 2017

Civil service chief exec says he and colleagues are "very conscious" of the 1% cap on pay rises, and suggests officials could see a more regionalised and role-related approach to increases

Pro-Remain Tories elected to chair powerful select committees

13 July 2017

Meanwhile, Conservative Bernard Jenkin retains helm of Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee, while Labour’s Meg Hillier keeps hold of Public Accounts Committee

May delivers highly personal 'thank you' to civil service

13 July 2017

Prime minister applauds Grenfell Tower and terror responses, but calls on Whitehall staff to “be bold” in facing future challenges

Watchdog raps Ministry of Justice for electronic tagging failings

12 July 2017

National Audit Office report says late-running programme was “overly ambitious” with an “unachievable” timescale


Anger over joint BEIS and Ordnance Survey mapping project

11 July 2017

Open-spaces campaign group says just-launched database falls short of Conservative Party’s 2015 manifesto pledge

DCLG ‘has unfinished business’ on combined authority agenda

11 July 2017

National Audit Office says pioneer areas require ongoing support and scrutiny, while regeneration role may expand