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An interview with Sir Mark Sedwill, National Security Adviser, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service

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Sir Mark Sedwill answers questions on a range of issues, from how he sees the role of Cabinet Secretary, to the challenges facing the Civil Service.

Understanding costs to unlock opportunities

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How do we build a ‘smarter state’, alongside delivering £20 billion worth of consolidation measures? David Allen, Director of Public Spending at HM Treasury and Deputy Head of the Finance Function, and Johannes Wolff, Deputy Director, explain how HM Government Finance is helping the Civil Service rise to the challenge, developing a new way to break down departmental silos, unlock opportunities and put financial management at the heart of decision making.