A cabinet source pointed to a Brexit Opportunity Bill aimed at getting worth of EU bureaucracy excluded from legal codes – as an example of a policy who was frustrated by the push back from government employees.
Officials in definite government departments, in particular for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department for Environment, food and rural affairs – known to complain about the volume of work required go through thousands of complex regulations.
Source also pointed to Whitehall officials trying to block government politics like in decision to pause public service fast- the track under which more attracted more than 1000 university graduates. government each year.
” decision turn on fast stream in downsizing took weeks to negotiate despite fact that the prime minister said this in the cabinet,” the source said.
It is reported by The Telegraph. last months that this proposal caused deep concern among the permanent secretaries, officials who head up each government branch, with senior the tangerines insist on Simon Case, the cabinet secretary, to plans.
‘Well oiled machine’
Previously it year Mr Rees-Mogg said the government reduce the size of its civil service by about 65,000 people people.
total the size of the number of civil servants decreased between 2010 and 2016 from 470,000 to 384,000. However, since then the number has increased again up to 472,000, i.e. highest on record. swell in the numbers were partially down study with Brexit, as well as the response to the pandemic.
Whitehall review chaired by Lord Maud, former Cabinet minister will consult with range of experts on how force the government more effective.
Mr. Jacob Rees-Mogg said: public rightly expects the government to be well-oiled machine, with clear lines of accountability ensuring that the government best decisions possible and extraction maximum value from taxpayers money.
“Lord Maud is unique qualified to lead this is review. using their extensive experience of public sector reform help us learn from the pandemic and deliver better on British public priorities”.