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Gearing up government for levelling up? Good DLUHC with that…

The Department for Levelling Up is the latest in a line of Whitehall bodies that has gone through many fusions and fissions over the last 20 years. How will this new iteration fit in with the rest of government – and the wider UK? Colin and Carole Talbot explain

The senior civil service in Britain: what it is, who is in it, and how it has changed

Treasury Rules? It’s not just No10 and the Cabinet Office that matter.

Civil Service Reform – Hitler’s role?

Local Government – too big and too small?

Lurching towards a clientelistic state?

Boris Johnson: Evade and Escape