Let’s ditch the public service stereotyping
Contrary to the myth, our civil servants are definitely not all ‘pale, male and stale’ lifers. We must hold them to account when they fail, but we should also recognise the daily challenges that they all face
It’s hard to find a silver lining in the horror story that is Brexit. One thing that is to be welcomed is the largely positive commentary on the performance of our civil servants in the negotiation process. They are grafting hard to negotiate and plan for a seismic shift in our nation’s history.
Maybe it’s the tendency to unite against a common foe that has prompted this, because we rarely celebrate...
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