The Review of the Role of the Cabinet Office by Sir Suma Chakrabarti sets
out the findings of his review on the purpose of the Cabinet Office; how
it should carry out its activities; and what this means for the Cabinet
Office and civil service governance and leadership. The report has been
published together with the Cabinet Secretary's response to the
Review of Data Handling procedures in Government
The Prime Minister has asked the Cabinet Secretary to establish a
review into data handling procedures in Government. The Review will be
led by Robert Hannigan, Head of Intelligence, Resilience and Security
in the Cabinet Office, working closely with heads of departments.
New generation of social entrepreneurs gear up to inspire the nation
Ministers across Government are set to join forces with social
entrepreneurs up and down the country in a day of events to inspire a
new generation to work for or set up businesses with social or
The Prime Minister has announced the publication of 'Security in
a Global Hub: Establishing the UK's new border arrangements'.
The report sets out how the Government will establish a new border
organisation – the UK Border Agency – with the resources and remit to
improve the UK's security through strong border controls, while
welcoming legitimate travellers and trade.
12 – 16 November is Get Safe Online Week
Get Safe Online is the UK’s first national internet security
awareness campaign, founded in 2005. November sees the third annual
Get Safe Online Internet Safety Awareness Week from 12–16 November
with a UK-wide roadshow where you can get independent expert advice
on internet safety.
Civil Service Awards 2007
Teams and individuals from across government who have all made
outstanding contributions to improving people's lives were
toasted on 6 November 2007 at the annual Whitehall and Westminster
Civil Service Awards.
Can Europe adapt to global trends?
The new paper, 'Global Europe: Meeting the Economic and Security
Challenges,' examines the opportunities and challenges facing
Europe in the decades ahead.
Cabinet Office introduces news RSS feed
The Cabinet Office web team have recently introduced a news RSS feed
facility to the website. The news feed facility allows you to see
when new content is added to our news section, therefore giving you
access to the latest headlines, as soon as it is published, without
having to visit our website.
Ed Miliband welcomes the Comprehensive Spending Review
Ed Miliband welcomes the Comprehensive Spending Review and explains
the role of the Cabinet Office in creating a fairer and equal Britain
and in supporting the Prime Minister.
Phil Hope, Minister for the Third Sector, launches the Innovation
Exchange with the announcement of a new £200,000 fund to support the
programme's work in 2008-2009. The Exchange was set up to foster
innovation within the sector and to find ways of improving
relationships between third sector social innovators, public service
commissioners and investors.
Connecting Communities with the Fight Against Crime
The Cabinet Office announced today (Friday 5 October 2007) that the
Prime Minister has commissioned a cross-departmental review on how
front-line agencies can get their communities better engaged in the
fight against crime.
Following Prime Minister Gordon Brown's statement on 11 July 2007
about the Draft Legislative Programme, in which he outlined the bills
that the Government is currently planning to introduce, the Leader of
the House of Commons has published 'The Governance of Britain:
The Government's Draft Legislative Programme', explaining how
the programme is drawn together and why it is being published at this
Popularity of volunteering and giving revealed in extensive national
A charitable society where people are more than likely to volunteer
or give money to charity is revealed in an extensive survey published
by the Cabinet Office. 2,705 people in England were interviewed for
'Helping Out: A national survey of volunteering and charitable