Civil Service: Conditions of Employment

(asked on 11th February 2020) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what functions have been (a) delegated to Departments and (b) retained by the civil service under the civil service management code.

Answered by
Chloe Smith Portrait
Chloe Smith
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 24th February 2020

The Cabinet Office works closely with all departments on many of the matters outlined within the Civil Service Management Code. All departments are expected to follow the instructions within the Civil Service Management Code when setting terms and conditions of Civil Service employment.

Paragraph three of the Civil Service Management Code outlines the authority delegated to Ministers in charge of departments.

Some legislative employment provisions are applied to Civil Servants. These areas, which include notice and redundancy, are as set out in the Civil Service Management Code and departmental policies.

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