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. [Read now...]
I’ve studied the ‘weirdos’ Dominic Cummings is talking about – I’m not sure he really understands who they are.
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. [Read now...]
Dominic Cummings wants to add more political appointees to the civil service – Here’s why that’s a problem.
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? [Read now...]
At a People’s Vote event today, Lord Bob Kerslake said that the senior civil servants will speak out about Brexit by the end of February. [Read now...]