News on the topic of HM Government

Top suppliers asked to contribute to Government’s efficiency drive

As part of the deficit reduction programme Francis Maude has met with the CEOs of the nineteen biggest Government suppliers to ask them what they can do to help cut the cost of the services they provide to government.

Thu, 08/07/2010

New legislation to limit Civil Service redundancy payments

New legislation to limit Civil Service redundancy payments

Wed, 07/07/2010

Francis Maude's speech to the Civil Service

A transcript of a speech delivered by the Minister of the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude on the Civil Service.

Tue, 06/07/2010

Deputy PM's statement on political and constitutional reform in the House of Commons

The Deputy Prime Minister outlines Government plans to reform elections to the House of Commons, fix parliament terms and hold a referendum on the alternative vote (AV) system.

Mon, 05/07/2010

Lord Browne appointed to key Whitehall role

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has announced that Lord Browne of Madingley will become the Government’s lead Non-Executive Director.

Wed, 30/06/2010

Public sector ‘Spending Challenge’ launched

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have written to public sector workers asking for their ideas on how the Government can do more for less.

Thu, 24/06/2010

Deputy PM sets out difficult choices the UK faces

Speech at the Institute for Government in central London on Monday 15 June 2010.

Tue, 15/06/2010

Deputy Prime Minister to get own Question Time in Commons

Nick Clegg is to get his own Deputy Prime Minister's question time, it has been confirmed.

Tue, 25/05/2010

New Permanent Secretary for Scottish Government

The Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O’Donnell, is pleased to announce that, with the agreement of the First Minister, he has appointed Peter Housden as Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Government, following the forthcoming retirement of Sir John Elvidge.

Fri, 21/05/2010

The Coalition: our programme for government

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have launched the government’s five-year policy programme.

Thu, 20/05/2010

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