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Tax Research UK » The reality is there is no protection for ...

Tax Research UK » The reality is there is no protection for ... | Politics UK | Scoop.it
In accordance with the Civil Service Code and the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, the Treasury has two nominated officers for investigating staff concerns: (i) a non-executive board member of the Treasury Board and Chair of ...

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HMT Whistleblower's comment, May 21, 2013 8:06 AM
A test of the protection available to whistleblowers in HM Treasury will be whether an acknowledged whistleblower, who was unfairly dismissed (i.e. me) is given his job back. That four months after an employment tribunal ruled the dismissal unfair, this has yet to happen is disappointing.
HMT Whistleblower's comment, May 21, 2013 8:11 AM
As "Anonymous" mentions, it is not surprising that this question was interpreted as being about HM Treasury, rather than HM Revenue & Customs. But Richard Murphy makes a fair point that saying responsibility lies at Permanent Secretary level is not the end of the matter if questions have been raised about the Permanent Secretary. Personally, I have a great deal of respect for Permanent Secretaries and believe they try to serve the public interest - but they are not infallible, and when it seems things have gone wrong, it is right that they be asked to give account.
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UKIP: Building a Party when the Party's are Over? | Whitehall Watch

UKIP: Building a Party when the Party's are Over? | Whitehall Watch | Politics UK | Scoop.it
UKIPs undoubtedly successful showing in the (mostly) English local elections has left many analysts speculating over whether this is a sustainable political shift to “four party” politics or not? Of course, its not as simple as that ...

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