Jacob Rees-Mogg

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Civil service cuts are driven by zealotry, not common sense | Letters
Letters: Civil servants are busy holding this country together and are tired of constant attacks from ministers, writes one manager. Plus letters from Dr Richard Carter, Sam White and Mark Lewinski


16, May, 2022 @4:49 PM

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These destructive, vindictive civil service cuts are part of Johnson’s culture wars | The civil servant
This government seems determined to undermine Whitehall, says the civil servant

The civil servant

16, May, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe tells Johnson she ‘lived in shadow’ of his wrong comments for years – as it happened
Zaghari-Ratcliffe meets PM for first time since her release and her MP Tulip Siddique says Johnson was ‘surprised’ by impact of his words

Euan O'Byrne Mulligan (now); Rachel Hall and Geneva Abdul (earlier)

13, May, 2022 @5:04 PM

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UK should not fear EU trade war, says Frost as he backs ripping up protocol
Former Brexit minister says UK ‘cannot be defeated’ by Brussels in provocative Telegraph column

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

13, May, 2022 @9:13 AM

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UK ministers ‘picking number out of air’ for civil service job cuts, says union
Headcount reduction of 90,000 civil servants is ‘unrealistic’ and poor way to manage government, says FDA union chief

Jamie Grierson

13, May, 2022 @9:09 AM

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Sociopathy and stupidity worn like badges of honour in cabinet of all the talents | John Crace
PM and assorted underlings continue to astonish on another day in the life of a necrotic government

John Crace

12, May, 2022 @5:37 PM

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The Guardian view on the cost of living: a crisis made in Downing Street | Editorial
Editorial: Through their own complacency and carelessness, ministers have condemned more Britons to suffer and starve


11, May, 2022 @5:55 PM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg has given the game away – even this government knows Brexit is a disaster | Jonathan Freedland
The founding purpose of the Johnson administration has gone, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

29, Apr, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Note for Rees-Mogg: office attendance is no guarantee of efficiency | Letters
Letters: Ian Arnott recalls how ‘desk sharing’ worked out in the civil service, while Jane Roffey suspects that the MP does not trust staff to be productive when working from home. Plus letters from Pete Dorey, Rob Hull, Ian Mcnicholas and Don Brown


29, Apr, 2022 @3:32 PM

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UK ports consider legal action after Rees-Mogg delays Brexit controls
Companies fear millions wasted on hurriedly built infrastructure as minister delays import checks for fourth time

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

28, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Rees-Mogg set to delay post-Brexit fresh food checks for fourth time
Minister expected to frame move as a use of UK’s independent powers despite industry reports of unreadiness

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Civil service head warns PM against forcing Whitehall workers back to office
Exclusive: Simon Case and at least four permanent secretaries raise alarm over Johnson government’s tactics

Rowena Mason, Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

25, Apr, 2022 @6:22 PM

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