The smashing of the British state
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.
From Financial Times