FoI request reveals civil servants acknowledge “wrong call” in £8m cash announcement before...
Plan for hung parliament set out as polls show election race tightening
Think tank urges next government to focus on finding “long term solution” to health and care funding pressures
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon says government will no longer plan on basis of maintaining current limit for public servants
Influential research institute says main parties’ policy proposals – including on public-sector pay – mask the real choices facing the nation and their consequences
Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
UK Statistics Authority says NHS Improvement does not have to publish quarterly performance figures before general election
Analysis warns that continuation of 1% limit on pay increases will exacerbate public sector recruitment problems
Wealthy pensioners will lose state-funded fuel allowance under Tory plans to shake-up the social care system, Theresa May will announce today.
Party also pledges to increase income tax to pay for NHS cash boost
Commission calls on civil service to scrutinise EU regulations relating to public services to plan reforms ahead of exit
Party’s manifesto confirms pledge to end public sector pay cap and take rail franchises into Whitehall control
Liberal Democrats join Labour in pledging to scrap 1% limit on wage increases