Tag Archives: National School of Government

Civil servants and Parliament

The fiasco over the franchise for the West Coast mainline reminds us that civil servants are far from infallible.  One area of concern has always been their attitude towards Parliament.  Some appreciate the role of the institution, but others have … Continue reading

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Ministerial training

Jeff Randall at the Daily Telegraph has written an amusing article assessing the peformance of the pupils in what he calls ‘Cabinet College’.  However, there is a serious aspect to study by ministers.  Most have had no previous ministerial experience.  I … Continue reading

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