government

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic
Politics

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic

The spending has been branded “grotesque” and a “vanity project” amid plans to slash civil service jobs

5 government promises on workers’ rights that could be broken if the Employment Bill is dropped
Workers' rights

5 government promises on workers’ rights that could be broken if the Employment Bill is dropped

The government was praised for announcing policies to improve workers’ rights. But what happens if, as feared, the Employment Bill is dropped?

‘Terrible for taxpayers’: Billions wasted on government PPE contracts, spending watchdog warns
Covid-19

‘Terrible for taxpayers’: Billions wasted on government PPE contracts, spending watchdog warns

PPE worth £8.6bn is yet to be distributed, while a further £2.9bn was spent on PPE items that ‘are not currently suitable for front-line services’

Climate change, police violence, and benefits: The people taking the government to court
Activism

Climate change, police violence, and benefits: The people taking the government to court

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