Minister wades into flexible working debate

By Michael Burton and Chris Mahony | 21 April 2022

Civil servants have been told to get back to the office even as local government increasingly moves towards flexible working.

Minister for Government efficiency, Jacob Rees-Mogg, this week told his Cabinet colleagues to monitor civil service staff attendance fortnightly, claiming not enough are returning to Whitehall three months after working from home guidance was lifted.

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