Resources of type Codes and standards

Devolution Guidance notes

The devolution guidance notes (DGNs) set out advice on working arrangements between the UK government and the devolved administrations.They are an introduction to the main principles involved in the managing of the devolution settlements, bilateral relations, correspondence, parliamentary business, legislation and concordats.

Tue, 23/08/2011

Major Projects Authority – how to become an Assurance Reviewer

Becoming an Assurance Reviewer is a unique development opportunity as it offers individuals the chance to get involved with some of the highest profile projects and programmes in Government. For Departments who provide reviewers, the peer-to-peer learning helps build corporate capability in the successful delivery of their own projects/programmes.

Tue, 19/07/2011

Individual Electoral Registration Draft Legislation

These proposals outline the Government’s plans to take forward the commitment in the Coalition Agreement to speed up the move to IER and tackle electoral fraud. The current household registration system will be replaced by individual registration.  Every elector will have to register individually and provide identifying information which will be used to verify their entitlement to be included in the electoral register. Only once their entitlement has been verified can a person be added to the register. This will help to restore trust in electoral system.

Thu, 30/06/2011

Central Office of Information (COI) review material

Information related to the review of the Central Office of Information (COI) including the final review and recommendations.

Thu, 13/01/2011

Ministers' Overseas Travel

A list of all overseas visits made by Cabinet ministers and all other ministers costing in excess of £500 for each year since 1997.

Thu, 23/09/2010

Special Advisers guidance

Special Advisers information and guidance including the Special Advisor's Code of Conduct and the Model Contract for Special Advisers

Thu, 23/09/2010

Directory of Civil Service Guidance

Directory of Civil Service Guidance, the guidance is contained in two volumes.

Tue, 21/09/2010

Guidance on departmental evidence and response to select committees

Guidance to officials from Departments and their Agencies who may be called upon to give evidence before, or prepare memoranda for submission to, Parliamentary Select Committees.

Tue, 21/09/2010

Guidance on handling government correspondence

Guidance on handling government correspondence

Tue, 21/09/2010

Guidance for departments on handling of Ombudsman cases

This notice deals primarily with how departments, agencies and non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs)should handle an Ombudsman case. It also sets out the steps of an investigation and the issues which need to be borne in mind.

Tue, 21/09/2010

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