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Red Tape Challenge failed - but still changed Whitehall for the better says Refo

Tuesday 16 December 2014

The Red Tape Challenge may have failed to cut the financial burden in the eyes of think tank Reform, but the positive cultural impact it has had on...

Aviation body announces inquiry into Friday’s air traffic disaster

Monday 15 December 2014

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will look into the computer failure which caused chaos across UK airports last Friday.

Scotland lowers drink-drive alcohol limit

Friday 5 December 2014

A new law has come into force which makes the legal drink-drive limit in Scotland lower than elsewhere in the UK.

Autumn Statement

Thursday 4 December 2014

When asked about the spending cuts mentioned in the Autumn Statement, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Chancellor...

Civil servants set to bear the brunt of Autumn Statement cuts

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Further cuts and reforms in Whitehall could save an extra £10bn by 2017/18, George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement earlier today.

David Cameron urges EU support for migration plans

Friday 28 November 2014

David Cameron will say EU migrants should have to wait at least four years before receiving benefits such as tax credits or council houses.

MPs debated inequality

Thursday 27 November 2014

On Thursday 27 November, MPs took part in a debate on a motion relating to inequality.

Voluntary-sector leadership in a time of austerity

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Julian Corner surveys a wide and complex network of voluntary organisations and societal actors that has backed itself into an unsustainable...

Universal Credit: New benefit rolled out to families

Tuesday 25 November 2014

The government's flagship welfare reform programme Universal Credit is being extended, with parents able to claim it for the first time.

Leadership beyond Command & Control

Tuesday 25 November 2014

It is sometimes said that it is unfair to dinosaurs to use their species to illustrate the essence of being outmoded.

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