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Schools using Pupil Premium cash to plug budget gaps, analysis finds

12 April 2017

Almost one in three headteachers are using their Pupil Premium funding to plug gaps in their school’s budget, research has revealed.

PACAC: Civil service's reputation damaged by EU referendum

12 April 2017

Committee calls for purdah rules to be revised for the digital age and extended for referendum campaign periods

DExEU second perm sec named

11 April 2017

New appointment to lead on Brexit department’s policy and legislative agenda

Slow recruitment is costing the civil service key skills, say outgoing commissioners

11 April 2017

Outgoing civil service commissioners highlight concerns that pay restrictions are limiting the attractiveness of some posts, while slow recruitment processes stop departments hiring top candidates

Government prisoner legal aid cuts judged ‘unlawful’ by Court of Appeal

11 April 2017

Rules introduced by ministers to stop legal aid being granted to prisoners in certain situations have been deemed unlawful by the Court of Appeal

Ex-Treasury minister Jim O'Neill: Theresa May's advisers 'lack strategic perspective'

10 April 2017

Theresa May’s advisers “lack strategic perspective” to take advantage of the opportunities of Brexit, a former Treasury minister has said.

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — April 10

10 April 2017

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

Francis Maude: Senior civil servants ‘tried to undermine reform plan’

7 April 2017

Former Cabinet Office minister says his perception of the civil service went “downhill a lot” during the coalition government

Departments urged to keep focus on new EU legislation

7 April 2017

Select committee voices fears Brexit process may cause departments to miss implications of new European laws