Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, Francis Maude, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 June on civil service reform.
Civil Service reform
The Cabinet Office have published a civil service reform plan which sets out a series of specific and practical actions to address long-standing weaknesses and build on existing strengths. Further information about the reform plan can be found on the Civil Service website.
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Jon Trickett, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on the civil service in the Topics and News sections.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.
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