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Civil servant dismissal threat

Civil servants who under-perform could face dismissal under plans to shake up government departments in Whitehall. Perks such as free holidays also face the axe in a major shake-up.

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Civil Service Head: Whitehall reforms a 'good plan'

The head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, has tweeted that the announcement later today on reforms to Whitehall is a "good plan" for his colleagues.

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