Top civil servant to quit

first_img Share Top civil servant to quit BRITAIN’S?top civil servant Sir Gus O’Donnell will stand down within the next couple of years, long before the end of the parliament in 2015. Sir Gus – known as God in Whitehall circles because of his initials and power – considered quitting immediately after the election but the Prime Minister convinced him to oversee the first few years of the coalition government. Sources insisted Sir Gus would leave on good terms, pointing out he will have spent over seven years in charge of Whitehall by the time he leaves.?His predecessor Sir Andrew Turnbull lasted just three. The mandarin rose to prominence as former Prime Minister Gordon?Brown’s favourite civil servant, a status that many thought would be incompatible with a Tory-led administration. But he impressed David Cameron with his handling of the complex coalition negotiations. Tuesday 10 August 2010 8:56 pm KCS-content Tags: NULL Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayot whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp last_img read more

Ofcom says BT must cut its wholesale cost

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