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Tom Watson to leave the Cabinet Office

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Tom Watson MP, Minister for Digital Engagement and Civil Service Issues, has offered his resignation to the Prime Minister this morning, describing his 18 months in the Cabinet Office as an ‘enormous pleasure’.

Tom will continue to serve the Government as a backbench MP for West Bromwich East.


Intelligence Security Committee - Review of the Intelligence on the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005

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The Intelligence Security Committee has published its Review of the Intelligence on the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005. The Review addresses the unanswered questions relating to the intelligence on the 7/7 bombers, particularly those arising out of the investigation of the 2004 fertiliser bomb (CREVICE) plot.

Innovators council announced

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The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Liam Byrne, announced a new Innovators Council made up of creative thinkers from public services, charities and businesses to help drive public service reform. The Council will fast-track ideas generated by frontline staff and citizens to deliver better and more efficient services.

‘Britain's got talent’ – Milburn says ‘let’s unlock it’

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The Access to Professions Panel, led by Rt Hon Alan Milburn MP has challenged professions to open their doors so a top career is open to people regardless of their social background. The Panel has published new figures showing how Britain is divided when it comes to getting a professional career.

Transformational Government Annual Report

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This is the third annual Transformational Government report, setting out the progress that has been made during 2008. It shows how the Cabinet Office has worked with government departments and the wider public sector across service boundaries to develop solutions, programmes and services that are both effective and efficient from the perspective of the customer, the taxpayer and staff.

Director of Digital Engagement

astott_small.jpgAndrew Stott has been appointed to the new role of Director of Digital Engagement, a position created to take forward the Power of Information agenda. Based in Government Communications at the Cabinet Office, he will work across government departments to encourage, support and challenge them to converse and collaborate with citizens through digital technology.