The smashing of the British state | Curio

The smashing of the British state

26 mins | Oct 15, 2020

Boris Johnson’s mission to reform Whitehall is under way. Will it work? "It was a telephone call that tiptoed along one of the most delicate lines of the British constitution. Last month, Boris Johnson picked up the phone to ask Prince William whether he could poach one of his most senior courtiers, Simon Case, to be the new head of the civil service." Sebastian Payne and George Parker, from the Financial Times, analyse the government's shake-up of the British state.

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From Financial Times