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Civil Service Quarterly 22: Editorial

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Front cover of Civil Service Quarterly 22, with a collage of images illustrating articles in the magazine.

Sir Chris Wormald introduces the 22nd edition of Civil Service Quarterly. The lead item is a new interview with Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Mark Sedwill, while other articles focus on subjects ranging from the National Security Council, a decade after its creation, to how UK Research and Innovation is changing the way research is funded.

Civil Service Quarterly 17: editorial

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In this the 17th edition of Civil Service Quarterly, we consider the role of cross-government functions in supporting improvements in the delivery of policy and services. For example, we look at how the Commercial Function helped government tackle the collapse of Carillion; and how collaboration between multiple departments and agencies was critical to the clean-up after the Salisbury nerve agent attack.