Civil servants must make their views heard, says former UK minister

Civil servants should not shy away from ‘telling politicians what to do,’ a former cabinet minister has said. Ed Balls, who was chief economic adviser to the Treasury from 1997 to 2004 and secretary at the former Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) from 2007 to 2010, told Global Government Forum on Monday that … Continue reading Civil servants must make their views heard, says former UK minister