Influential research institute says main parties’ policy proposals – including on public-sector pay – mask the real choices facing the nation and their consequences
Party’s manifesto promises “an end to wasteful public spending programmes” and a drive to make...
National Audit Office investigation finds £120m-plus spent in south-east has so far led to just one train operator introducing flexible part-time season tickets
Move will free the institution from public sector ownership, says minister
Prospect calls for end to 1% pay cap as well as independent review of Whitehall wage levels
Tory policy guru launches cross-party initiative to consider how post-Brexit regulations can support the economy, with support from former cabinet secretary Lord Butler and business leaders
Rail Group DG takes up post at the Department for Transport, increasing number of female departmental chiefs to five
Theresa May has announced that she intends to hold an early general election on 8 June.
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Northern Ireland will face fresh assembly elections or direct rule from Westminster if the major parties fail to establish a new executive by early May, James Brokenshire has said.
ONS figures show that pay fell in real terms in the three months to February
Government Legal Department director targets multi-million pound efficiencies
Figures find the civil service has aged since 2010, but HM Treasury is one of five departments where the number of employees under the age of 30 has increased.