Thousands of Whitehall jobs will go to save £5.5bn

The Civil Service is being urged to speed up progress to achieve value for money as the cost-of-living crisis bites and the UK’s debt mountain rises. More than £3.4billion was saved in 2020-21 through cost-cutting measures and Simon Clarke, Chief Secretary to

Whitehall blunders cost £12million every day

Central government departments and their quangos disclosed they wrote off a whopping £4.4billion in taxpayer cash for the 2020-21 financial year. This was more than double the £1.7billion recorded in the previous year. The biggest losses were at the Department for Business,