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Government privacy advisor quits after officials ‘repeatedly ignored’ guidance

4 May 2017
Jerry Fishenden fires parting shot at Cabinet Office for lack of support and engagement after six years on the government’s Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group

Extent of changes to GDS top team revealed

3 May 2017

Shake-up at top of Government Digital Service becomes more apparent as former director of digital engagement Wendy Coello announces new role at the Co-op

Brussels 'to increase Brexit divorce bill demands to €100bn'

3 May 2017

Britain’s exit bill from the European Union could be pushed up to €100bn despite an initial estimate of around €60bn, it has emerged.

MPs warn of 'fractured' relationship between perm secs and ministers

2 May 2017

Examining relationships between ministers and permanent secretaries will be key to civil service reform, select committee says as it highlights concerns over government’s capability to deliver Brexit

IFS calls for parties to avoid general election 'tax lock' pledges

2 May 2017

Think tank says lock is bad policy and is a serious constraint on the ability of the government to raise additional revenues

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — May 2

2 May 2017

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

Departments told to explore how benefits cash can fund new homes

28 April 2017

MPs tell DCLG and DWP to commission research on leveraging housing benefit payments to ease the housing crisis