Category Archives: Whitehall

Leveson

I like what I heard in Lord Justice Leveson’s impressive statement. Like most people commenting I have yet to read the report (it will take a while), but the proposals he summarised in his statement seem right. Will the vested … Continue reading

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Immigration

Is it not a delicious irony that it is a Conservative home secretary on whose watch immigration checks were scaled back apparently without ministerial sanction so that she does not now know how many people were let in improperly? We … Continue reading

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Efficiency and reform

The creation of the Efficiency and Reform group in HM Treasury harks back to the old Efficiency and Effectiveness Group in the Cabinet Office, which included the formerly free-standing Prime Minister’s Efficiency Unit. Jointly chaired by the Chief Secretary to … Continue reading

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