Row breaks out over push for more civil servants to return to office | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “Row breaks out over push for more civil servants to return to office | ITV News” – below is their description. Prompts for Civil Service bosses to get the vast majority of staff back into the office have been labelled “virtue signalling” by a union chief. Outgoing Cabinet … Read more Row breaks out over push for more civil servants to return to office | ITV News

May attacks PM’s security adviser appointment: ‘No proven expertise’

Theresa May has attacked Boris Johnson’s choice for new national security adviser, saying he has “no proven expertise”. The former Prime Minister unleashed unusually strong criticism on her successor after Downing Street announced the PM would bring in his chief Brexit negotiator, David Frost, to take on the role of national security adviser. Mr Frost … Read more May attacks PM’s security adviser appointment: ‘No proven expertise’

UK’s top civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill to stand down | ITV News

The UK’s top civil servant has announced he is standing down from the position. Sir Mark Sedwill has announced he will leave his role as Cabinet Secretary, National Security Adviser and head of the Civil Service in September. It is understood the government will return to having a separate cabinet secretary and national security advisor. … Read more UK’s top civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill to stand down | ITV News

UK’s top civil servant stepping down after reports of tensions – BBC News

The UK’s top civil servant, Sir Mark Sedwill, who advises Boris Johnson on national security matters, is stepping down. He is leaving in September, in what’s said to be a big shake-up of the Civil Service. There have been reports of tensions between Sir Mark and the Prime Minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings, about the … Read more UK’s top civil servant stepping down after reports of tensions – BBC News

Afghanistan: Ambassador Simon Gass Appointed as Senior Civilian Representative

Ambassador Simon Gass will replace Ambassador Mark Sedwill as Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan, according to statement released today by NATO. Ambassador Sedwill has served as SCR in Kabul since February 2010. His replacement will arrive in the country fresh from duties in Tehran as the British Ambassador to Iran. The NATO Secretary General, … Read more Afghanistan: Ambassador Simon Gass Appointed as Senior Civilian Representative