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A grown-up analysis by Jill Rutter. An interesting thread about the history of the Home Office ending careers, the wider ramifications of Philip Rutnam’s recent resignation, and the longer term effect on the future of the UK Civil Service.
I’ve studied the ‘weirdos’ Dominic Cummings is talking about – I’m not sure he really understands who they are.4 min read
Boris Johnson’s adviser is asking job applicants to give him their all. And in return? He’ll fire them on the spot if they don’t fit in.
Dominic Cummings wants to add more political appointees to the civil service – Here’s why that’s a problem.5 min read
In the US, some federal departments become known as ‘turkey farms’ – stuffed with loyal but ultimately useless political appointees. Do we want them in Britain?