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MPs suggest Cabinet Office is losing its grip on departments - but does it care?

By Tony Collins

The Register has an excellent piece by Kat Hall on how the Cabinet Office is losing its grip on Government departments.

Citing the annual report of the all-party Public Accounts Committee, Hall says there are issues where “departments repeatedly don’t do what they have been told or asked to do by the centre”. 551 more words

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Capita to lose part of £1bn+ Service Birmingham contract?

By Tony Collins

Birmingham City Council is set to take back the “Revenues” – council tax – element of its Service Birmingham contract with Capita. 1,502 more words

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Atos pleased after it's cleared of "sharp practice"

By Tony Collins

A Cabinet Office review of the Whitehall contracts of IT services company Atos following a Public Accounts Committee allegation of “sharp practice” has more than  exonerated the supplier. 1,698 more words

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DWP derides claimant complaints over digital rollout of Universal Credit

By Tony Collins

Less than 24 hours after the Institute for Government criticised the DWP’s “tendency not to acknowledge bad news”, the department’s press office has poured scorn on complaints to an MP about problems with the rollout of Universal Credit’s “digital” system. 1,045 more words

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Another public sector IT project disaster - but a useful failure if lessons are disseminated

By Tony Collins

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Government Computing reported on 1 July 2016 that the Scottish Police Authority has agreed with Accenture to end their “i6” programme. 2,347 more words

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