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New Civil Service diversity and equality strategy launched

The strategy sets out a clear commitment from the Government to promote equality and diversity across its workforce.

Read about and watch the launch of the Diversity Strategy

Government Departments On Track to Meet Challenges of the Future

The Cabinet Office has published the first three new Capability Review reports which outline the progress made by three government departments – the Home Office, Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) – since their performance was first assessed two years ago.

Capability Reviews

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Adapting to climate change website

Lauch of a new cross-Government Programme bringing together the work already being done on climate change and how we're going to have to change in the future.


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Understanding public sector productivity
Research underway at the London School of Economics (LSE) explores changes in public sector productivity over the last twenty years.



Tom Watson at the launch

Government computer systems to go carbon neutral

The Government has set a world precedent with its strategy to radically reduce the carbon footprint of its computer systems.



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Leading journalists give evidence to government communications inquiry
Second evidence session into the Lords inquiry into the state of government communications completed.