DfE names new ministers following mass resignations

The Department for Education has appointed its new ministers following a mass resignation of Conservative frontbenchers in response to Boris Johnson’s handling of the Chris Pincher affair.   MP for Braintree James Cleverly has been appointed as Education...

Cap on care costs: sixth council picked to trial system

The government has selected a sixth authority to trial its social care funding reforms, including the cap on care costs, before their full implementation next year.   Oxfordshire council will join Blackpool, Cheshire East, the London Borough of Newham North Yorkshire...