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A worried academic writes...

Apparently civil servants can’t have contact with the media any more.  It’s here in the Civil Service Code, under “Integrity” – fifth bullet:

‘Ensure you have ministerial authorisation for any contact with the media.’

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Bit Of Politics

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Under legislation, MPs’ yearly salary increases are tied to the average wage settlements negotiated in private-sector companies with more than 500 employees. 358 more words