Civil service

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Fall of Kabul whistleblower sues UK government after sacking
Exclusive: Civil servant who gave anonymous interview to BBC about Afghan withdrawal says service ‘dangerously politicised’

Pippa Crerar Political editor

03, Feb, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Sunak tells Piers Morgan ‘biological sex matters’ – as it happened
Prime minister speaks in interview on TalkTV to mark his 100th day in office

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

02, Feb, 2023 @8:59 PM

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UK strike calendar – service stoppages planned for February and March
All the dates for strikes and stoppages across health, transport and education networks

Joe Middleton, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi , Anna Leach, Garry Blight and Casper Hughes

02, Feb, 2023 @11:23 AM

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Sunak urged to ‘come clean’ on what he knew about Raab complaints
Head of FDA union criticises PM for ‘point blank’ refusing to say if he was aware of informal concerns

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @9:38 AM

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Border Force strike: cover staff report getting just two days’ training
Exclusive: Some NCA staff in Calais say they had little official training before being put to work at passport control

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

01, Feb, 2023 @6:01 PM

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No 10 refuses to deny Sunak was given informal warning about Raab’s behaviour before he made him deputy PM – as it happened
Dominic Raab under increasing pressure as civil servants’ union calls for him to be suspended until bullying inquiry concludes

Andrew Sparrow

01, Feb, 2023 @5:05 PM

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Strikers unite across England: ‘Our disputes may be separate but we have one aim’
Voices from picket lines and protests in Bristol, Birmingham and London on a day of mass industrial action

Steven Morris, Jessica Murray and Tobi Thomas

01, Feb, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Up to half a million to strike across UK as talks go ‘backwards’
Action by teachers, civil servants, Border Force staff and train drivers to go ahead, with ministers accused of ‘stonewalling’

Jessica Elgot, Sally Weale and Gwyn Topham

31, Jan, 2023 @10:02 PM

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Raab bullying claims: inquiry has interviewed three top mandarins
Exclusive: Officials who worked with deputy PM when he was at FCO, MoJ and Brexit department have provided testimony

Pippa Crerar and Jamie Grierson

31, Jan, 2023 @7:43 PM

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No 10 warns public of ‘significant disruption’ tomorrow because of mass strikes – as it happened
Lecturers and university staff will walk out on Wednesday as teachers and train drivers also take action; ambulance staff to stage further strikes

Andrew Sparrow

31, Jan, 2023 @6:02 PM

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We mustn’t be too snowflakey about Raab bullying claims, says Rees-Mogg
Civil service union accuses former minister of ‘trivialising’ allegations against deputy prime minister

Jamie Grierson

31, Jan, 2023 @10:20 AM

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The Guardian view on civil service chiefs: be champions not courtiers | Editorial
Editorial: Better government does not merely require new political leadership. It needs a new approach at the top of Whitehall too

Editorial

26, Jan, 2023 @6:58 PM

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