Civil service

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Irene Wainwright-Snatt obituary
Other lives: Civil servant and lawyer who worked for the courts service in London

Marian Brooks-Sardinha

26, Mar, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Labour urges Whitehall chief to examine David Cameron lobbying claims
Opposition accuse government of lack of transparency over dealings with Greensill Capital

Aubrey Allegretti and Kalyeena Makortoff

25, Mar, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Patrick Vallance: the adviser who spoke scientific truth to power
The UK’s chief scientific adviser loves good food, enjoys a Scandi drama – and has been called ‘the richest civil servant in history’

Rupert Neate

19, Mar, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Radical shake-up of civil service comms to be in place by April 2022
Voluntary redundancies considered as part of No 10 plan to slim down and centralise communications teams

Jessica Elgot

16, Mar, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Bereaved families call for judge-led public inquiry into UK Covid response
Boris Johnson can decide whether to heed calls for wide-ranging inquiry or keep a tighter focus

Robert Booth and Ian Sample

16, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Gove attacks Scottish independence vote plans as 'momentous distraction'
Minister says Holyrood and Westminster should be working together to rebuild economy

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

15, Mar, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Four aides to PM suggested Tory-linked firm for Cabinet Office work
Staff including Dominic Cummings recommended hiring Public First for research on ‘levelling up’

David Conn

15, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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'No 10 was a plague pit': how Covid brought Westminster to its knees
Insiders tell of a Whitehall in panic mode and reveal virus spread far more widely than was acknowledged

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

12, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Robin Wendt obituary
Other lives: Senior civil servant who switched to work for Cheshire county council, followed by two bodies representing local authorities

Catherine Wendt

12, Mar, 2021 @12:06 PM

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Failure to investigate ministers could erode public trust, says ex-ethics adviser
Alex Allan says successor could be allowed to initiate own inquiries into complaints against ministers

Rajeev Syal

10, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The Priti Patel bullying case shows the wider damage done to the civil service | Jill Rutter
The Rutnam saga has been settled, but there needs to be a lot of work to repair government actions of the past year, says Jill Rutter, a senior research fellow at UK in a Changing Europe

Jill Rutter

09, Mar, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Priti Patel reaches £340,000 settlement with ex-Home Office chief Philip Rutnam
Former permanent secretary sued government over alleged bullying by home secretary

Rajeev Syal

04, Mar, 2021 @6:35 PM

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