We have to ask whether high bed occupancy rates in the NHS are tilting the balance between efficiency and resilience in the wrong direction.
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The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
Paul Maynard: Here’s why I believe as an ex-Minister that a hard rain may indeed be coming for the civil service
The machinery of state has shown itself to lack the bandwidth and agility required to deliver complexity at pace.
The Cabinet Office’s Review will ask complex questions about its purpose. But a straightforward one may be the place to start.
Radical: While political leaders hide from confrontation, activists are winning the war on self-identification
In the weeks before recess, trans rights activists became more vocal in their efforts to stop Truss’s reform of the Gender Recognition Act.
Plus: There is speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle soon, but I hear otherwise…
He may move out of Number Ten altogether for work and into the Cabinet Office at 70 Whitehall.
Tony Smith: In over 40 years of Home Office experience, I can’t recall a time when our borders have been under so much pressure
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
“Dom is a decentraliser,” we were told. “But he’s resistant to decentralising to people who he thinks aren’t up to the job.”
Why the Cabinet Office will be in the dock for Covid failures when the inquiry comes. As will Sedwill.
The Treasury has been welded at the top to Number Ten. Now there’s a push to do more of the same to the Office.
“The new Sue Gray” – responsible for policing propriety and ethics – may yet be asked to rule whether Johnson’s adviser has behaved improperly.
A reminder from Johnson’s broadcast. The lockdown won’t end until the NHS can cope with a second wave.
The Government’s main aim to date has been to ensure that it can take the strain – and his remarkable statement shows that this is unlikely to change.
Kids Count has just launched an important new audit, which is the precursor to a much larger study into knife crime reviewing cause and effect.