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Efforts to combat far-right extremism must not curtail civil liberties, Victorian inquiry hears

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The Victorian government must be careful not to blindly expand executive powers, surveillance and censorship in its bid to combat the influence of far-right extremism, a parliamentary inquiry has been told. The inquir...

We are the civil servants who put up ‘Go home Paddington’ notices in revolt

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Like many civil servants, I joined because of the principles. We work here because we want to serve the public, to make vital services work well, and to help people. I work with dedicated, skilled and compassionate pe...

Civil service cuts will leave Whitehall unable to cope with Brexit workload

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Boris Johnson’s plans to slash the number of civil servants by 91,000 – around 20% – within three years, will leave Whitehall unable to handle the huge extra workload caused by Brexit, independent experts and unions h...

The Siege of Loyalty House by Jessie Childs review – the English civil war in all its fog and mess

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In the centuries following the burning down of Basing House by Oliver Cromwell in 1645, all sorts of odd things kept turning up in the ruins. There was fine glass from Venice, an ivory cup from west Africa, apothecary...

Bill Cosby civil trial over sexual abuse allegations begins in California

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Bill Cosby will again be facing sex abuse allegations on Wednesday as attorneys give opening statements in a civil trial that is one of the last remaining legal claims against the comedian. Lawyers for 64-year-old Jud...

Freezing the fast stream? It’s a political gimmick that will cost the civil service talent

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There has long been a view among some politicians that the civil service has little idea of how the real world works. “My daughter went into the Treasury at the age of 21 and started writing clever policies, but she’s...

Mass civil legal action to seek compensation for Ukrainian war victims

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A consortium of Ukrainian and international lawyers is preparing to launch a mass civil legal action against the Russian state, as well as private military contractors and businesspeople backing the Russian war effort...

Civil service graduate scheme paused in drive to cut 91,000 roles

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The UK civil service has paused its flagship graduate scheme for at least a year in order to reduce its number of staff. El esquema, known as the civil service fast stream, will not run in 2023 as it has in previous y...

Push for civil servants to return to office backfires as DfE runs out of desks

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Downing Street’s demands that civil servants get back to the office has backfired for the Department for Education, where desk shortages have resulted in staff being sent home and others forced to work in “chaotic” co...

Civil servants and No 10 advisers furious over single fine for Boris Johnson

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Civil servants and special advisers have reacted with fury and disbelief after Scotland Yard confirmed Boris Johnson got only one of 126 fines levied for law-breaking parties at the heart of Downing Street and Whiteha...

Civil rights lawyer Crump: investigate Buffalo shooting as domestic terrorism

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A day ahead of Joe Biden’s visit to Buffalo, the leading civil rights attorney Ben Crump said federal officials should define the mass shooting at a grocery store in the city on Saturday as an “act of domestic terrori...

These destructive, vindictive civil service cuts are part of Johnson’s culture wars

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The vast majority of the UK’s 475,000-odd civil servants are sick of political psychodrama, and don’t care exactly when Boris Johnson decides to scuttle off into the gilded obscurity of the panel comedy shows, neolibe...

Civil service union warns of strike over Boris Johnson’s plan to cut 91,000 trabajos

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The biggest civil service union has warned of strike action over Boris Johnson’s “P&O-style” approach to cutting 91,000 Whitehall jobs, with ministers also seeking to reduce staff redundancy terms by up to a third...

Boris Johnson’s civil service job cuts are ambitious – and ideological

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In Stoke on Thursday to discuss the cost of living crisis, Boris Johnson told his cabinet: “Folks, we’re going to get through this … jobs, trabajos, jobs is the answer.” Just hours later, it emerged that almost one in fiv...

UK ministers ‘picking number out of air’ for civil service job cuts, says union

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UK ministers are “picking a number out of the air” when setting civil service staffing targets amid reports the government wants to reduce its headcount by about 90,000, the head of a union has said. The prime ministe...

The second American civil war is already happening

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The US supreme court’s upcoming decision to reverse Roe v Wade (an early draft of which was leaked last week) doesn’t ban abortions; it leaves the issue to the states. Como resultado, it will put another large brick in t...

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