Justice and Public Safety
Home Office perm sec on the move, with DfT chief Philip Rutnam taking the reins at Marsham Street
NOMS chief executive Michael Spurr to lead new HM Prison and Probation Service, which goes live from April 1
But Howard League for Penal Reform says continued administrative delays are “simply unacceptable” for prisoners who remain locked up
With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office takes part in our annual perm secs round-up...
Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders: "I want the CPS to be a place that is committed to supporting our staff"
With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, takes part in our annual perm secs round-up
Making a success of Brexit does not mean UK should ditch its reputation as a "free, tolerant, outward facing society", says former Foreign Office permanent secretary
As well as leading the Ministry of Justice through a time of immense challenge and change, Richard Heaton is also busy trying to break down the barriers holding back black and minority ethnic civil servants. He tells Suzannah Brecknell why he’s optimistic about the future. Photos: Paul Heartfield
Institute for Government says ruling on Parliamentary approval for Article 50 trigger will “greatly impact” Theresa May’s plans to enact leave mechanism by March 2017
Justice permanent secretary tells MPs that “bearing down on the gap” between spending review targets and actual spending is the largest challenge for his officials, as he stands by the decision to implement spending controls that caused friction between department and prisons inspectorate
Ex-immigration and enforcement chief Amanda Campbell takes up post as troubled watchdog’s chief executive officer
Susan Acland-Hood on the move as courts service presses ahead with digital shake-up
Public Accounts Committee says department is unable to evidence reforms' success and significant challenges remain