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Tory plans to move Civil Service out of Whitehall bear Labour’s hallmark
By David Bicknell
Conservative manifesto commitment to move senior posts to the regions echoes Jon Cruddas’ arguments at time of Labour digital government review
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Liberal Democrat manifesto maintains 'digital bill of rights’ commitment
By Neil Merrett
As the party gears up for the General Election, a spending review focused on ensuring public sector efficiency through online services and collaboration is among its key tech pledges
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Labour manifesto sets sights on Universal Credit and STPs
By Neil Merrett
Party pledges “redesign” of long delayed flagship welfare reform favoured by last two governments, regional healthcare transformation strategy also queried
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Sadiq Khan launches hunt for London's first chief digital officer
By Neil Merrett
Applications open until May 23 for new role that will lead collaboration between city and local authorities built on common standards and smart technology
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GDS thinks about ‘legacy systems’ in Technology Code of Practice update
By David Bicknell
Digital service to refresh guidelines for best way government organisations design, build and buy technology; new guidance will support main legacy challenges teams face
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HMIC concerned at sporadic police force tech innovation
By Neil Merrett
Inspectorate body’s annual report argues that good examples of innovative police technology use by forces remains "few and far between"
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Contractors urged to check IR35 status to resolve public sector confusion
By David Bicknell
Independent and self-employed group urges contractors to use HMRC’s employment status tool and show the results to their clients
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Whitehall IT Quality and Assurance framework launched
By Neil Merrett
CCS partners with the Home Office to provide public sector organisations with means to evaluate infrastructure, environments and overall performance of technology
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Single Whitehall data and technology jobs framework moves to beta
By Neil Merrett
Initial cross-government work has concluded on first version of agreement that has been developed to create a single language and structure to define Whitehall technical roles
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Health body opts for NHSmail2 accreditation over adoption
By Neil Merrett
Leicestershire-based group decides against migration to NHS e-mail solution, choosing instead to configure its in-house technology to a compatible standard that may serve as a model for other trusts
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Surrey and Sussex police partner up for digital notebook push
By Neil Merrett
A total of 3,000 officers across the two forces will make use of Airwave technology to move away from the frontline use of paper processes
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Manzoni leads UK chief data officer hunt in wider reform drive
By Neil Merrett
GDS head Kevin Cunnington says ongoing recruitment reflects ubiquity of data across whole of government; Manzoni forms new board to accelerate Whitehall transformation aims
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ONS opens new Data Science Campus
By David Bicknell
Office for National Statistics operation created in wake of Bean Review to beef up existing statistics-gathering by harnessing new data sources and technologies
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Whitehall faces digital capability challenge, warns NAO
By David Bicknell
Government transformation juggernaut motors on, with no let-up in civil service workload, and no prioritisation; consumers now expect public services to be available digitally
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NAO calls for urgent rethink of road transformation planning
By Neil Merrett
Highways England and the Department for Transport called on to take “decisive action” by the summer to ensure better value from ongoing changes to road management and technology
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