Civil service

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Simon Case refuses to come clean about his dirty work for Boris Johnson | John Crace
Head of civil service proves to be the man who knew nothing about anything when grilled by MPs

John Crace

28, Jun, 2022 @7:04 PM

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The Guardian view on strikes in Britain: it’s not a return to the 1970s | Editorial
Editorial: Without decent pay offers Britain risks remaining in trapped a low-wage, low-growth spiral


20, Jun, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Thursday briefing: Bodies found in search for Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira; PM’s ethics adviser quits
In today’s newsletter: details on the dreadful news of the Guardian contributor and Indigenous activist missing in Brazil, and more on the resignation of Lord Geidt

Archie Bland

16, Jun, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Replacing PM’s ethics adviser may be as unfeasible as the role itself
Analysis: job to uphold ministerial code has been tainted by Boris Johnson’s undermining actions

Jessica Elgot

15, Jun, 2022 @7:09 PM

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Tories accused of hypocrisy for secrecy about how many days MPs clock in
Jacob Rees-Mogg among ministers trying to stop release of data about use of Commons work passes

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

15, Jun, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Home Office tried to ‘sanitise’ staff education module on colonialism
Disagreements have led to delay in course rollout as civil servants think empire material ‘too controversial’

Amelia Gentleman

10, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Former head of ‘British FBI’ fears impact of Whitehall cuts on fight against crime
Former National Crime Agency chief worries civil service reductions could have devastating effect

Jamie Grierson

10, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Civil service cuts will leave Whitehall unable to cope with Brexit workload
Boris Johnson’s planned cuts will worsen delays on passports and driving licences, union warns

Toby Helm Politcal Editor

05, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Succumbing to workplace stress? We’re now supposed to suffer in silence | Tim Adams
Grievances about our jobs were once aired collectively on the picket line. Not any more

Tim Adams

04, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Freezing the fast stream? It’s a political gimmick that will cost the civil service talent |Jonathan Portes
The government wants to trim Whitehall – but halting recruitment will cause problems now and in the future, says Jonathan Portes of King’s College London

Jonathan Portes

31, May, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Boris Johnson likens civil service job cuts to families reducing cost of living
PM justifies plans to scrap 91,000 jobs in letter to civil servants but promises support

Aubrey Allegretti and Tobi Thomas

31, May, 2022 @3:06 PM

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Civil servants furious as Simon Case dodges sanction over Partygate
Unions criticise Gray report for ‘outrageous’ failure to censure cabinet secretary and top officials

Jessica Elgot , Peter Walker and Heather Stewart

28, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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