Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Posts Tagged: Whitehall
The first piece in our mini-series on reducing the deficit explores ideas from addressing ‘grey welfare’ to closing Whitehall departments.
Andrew Murrison: International trade. Why small markets matter – and what we should do to get into them
Cortés burnt his ships, thus making a retreat to Europe impossible – and an advance into the New World the only way forward. May now faces her own Cortes Moment.
The big lesson of Ivan Rogers’s resignation is that they must adapt to the cultural sea-change that last year’s referendum is bringing about.
If such cautions from a public servant are dismissed simply as coming from a Europhile, then we will all be the losers.
The civil service should advertise vacancies to all comers.
It is bold, radical and Brexiteering – sweeping in ambition, severe in spirit, loyalist in composition and almost entirely devoid of the spirit of reconciliation.
Advice to the Government’s transitional team.
Fox’s authentic appeal. Gove’s turbulent genius. Leadsom’s fresh start. Which Brexiteer should face May in the final?
An awesome responsibility will greet the eventual winner. The new Prime Minister must rise to the greatest national challenge since that which confronted Churchill.
So you want more social justice and economic efficiency? You won’t get either without radical civil service reform
Here are three proposals for change.
Now the number of MPs is being cut, why not cut the number of ministers? And SpAds? And local “Champions”?
But it’s their quality that matters more.
The Institute for Government’s new guide reminds us that the Conservative-Liberal Democrat partnership helped to improve Britain for the better.
From Osborne’s response to the tax credit row to his additional sources of revenue.
The numbers in 2010’s Spending Review don’t match the numbers of today. Here’s why.