The latest numbers on how civil servants feel about their departments – on everything from leadership to workload to pay – have just been published. Gavin Freeguard pulls out the key stories from this year's Civil Service People Survey, where 280,000 civil servants answered more than 60 questions during October 2016.
It’s often difficult to work out the evidence behind government announcements – whether we’re talking about reforming schools or changing the tax system. Jen Gold says this matters more than ever, given mistrust underlined by Brexit and Trump victories.
Populist politicians have spent the last few months taking pot shots at central bankers. Jill Rutter argues that the Office for Budget Responsibility may be next in the firing line – and Ministers will need to defend its integrity.