Civil Service

Britain’s Top Civil Servant Dead at 56

LONDON (AP) – Jeremy Heywood, a powerful government adviser who ran Britain’s civil service until illness forced him to step down, has died of cancer, the government said Sunday. He was 56.


Trump Highlights Constitution in SOTU: Judges, Religion, Guns, Terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump touted his commitment to several key constitutional issues in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, including judicial appointments, religious liberty, the Second Amendment, and whether terrorists are entitled to constitutional protections.

President Donald Trump looks up at the gallery as he leaves after the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

UK Govt May Suppress Immigration Figures Before EU Referendum

Eurosceptic Members of Parliament believe the British government will twist rules designed to stop public resources being used to unfairly influence the country’s European Union referendum in order to block the civil service from releasing migration data ahead of the vote. The


Civil Servants Support CHARGING For Freedom Of Information Requests

The majority of Britain’s civil servants back charging the public for Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, with some even favouring restrictions on the press, raising fears that transparency legislation could be under threat. The research by Civil Service World/Dods Research

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Police Watchdog Employed Notorious Islamic Preacher for Two Years

The government watchdog which inspects police forces’ ability to deal with terrorism has admitted that it employed a notorious supporter of Islamic extremism for nearly two years, despite doing background checks on him before they hired him. By day, the