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Ian Watmore former civil servant, Church Commissioner

by Terence Handley MacMath

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 @ 12:09

'People have their views about Tony Blair, but he was a joy to work for'

I loved my time as Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office. I felt like every day was a privilege to work there. The Cabinet Office sits at the heart of everything that Her Majesty's Government does - from running No. 10, advising the PM on security and global and European issues, co-ordinating Cabinet policy across Whitehall, being the corporate centre of government, managing things like Human Resources, IT, procurement, and so on, managing the Honours process. . . It ...

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