Civil service

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Sir John Chilcot obituary
Civil servant who chaired the Iraq war inquiry and gave a damning verdict on Tony Blair

David Hencke

05, Oct, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Some Afghan refugees to be housed in UK hotels for months
MPs express concern over dozens of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children being placed in hotels

Amelia Gentleman

22, Sep, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Ministers urged to stop ‘hiding from scrutiny’ by blocking FoI requests
Six departments spent total of at least £500k in four years trying to block requests, openDemocracy finds

Ben Quinn

21, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Gaynor Cohen obituary
Other lives: Social anthropologist and civil servant whose interests were in education and employment

Sara Cohen

10, Sep, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Civil service not to blame for Covid confusion | Letter
Letters: Mixed policy messages were the fault of Boris Johnson and others in government, not civil servants, says Sue Hardman

Letters

06, Sep, 2021 @4:18 PM

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UK has no coherent plan for Afghan refugee crisis, says ex-Whitehall chief
Mark Sedwill also attacks west’s withdrawal as a ‘bad policy, badly implemented’

Dan Sabbagh and Patrick Wintour

02, Sep, 2021 @11:06 PM

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Rebuke for Hammond over use of government contacts to assist bank
Former chancellor’s actions in relation to OakNorth, who he is paid to advise, ‘not acceptable’

Rajeev Syal

02, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Hard-working civil servants deserve respect, wherever they are working | Letter
Letters: Attacks by some politicians and journalists on public officials working from home are damaging morale, says one civil servant

Letters

17, Aug, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Priti Patel appoints ex-Taxpayers’ Alliance head as new aide
Jonathan Isaby joins Home Office as home secretary’s new communications private secretary

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

12, Aug, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Scrapped Covid rules bring fewer than 20% of UK city workers back to the office
Footfall in 30 big cities averages just 18% of pre-pandemic levels, thinktank finds

Larry Elliott

12, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Civil servants in London could see pay cut if they resist return to office
Exclusive: officials consider removing London weighting from staff who continue to work from home

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

09, Aug, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Civil servants working from home not at risk of pay cut, says Kwarteng
Business secretary says flexible working ‘here to stay’ after unnamed minister suggested docking pay

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

09, Aug, 2021 @12:24 PM

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