Cabinet Office


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Cabinet Office

A department of the British government that provides ancillary and support staff to the government and has some oversight on the civil service. The office traces its origins to 1916.
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The MP suggests the Cabinet Office recognised the conflict of interest when he pressed them, and said steps would be taken to mitigate it -but nothing is known of such measures.
She said: "We did advise the them (the Cabinet Office) that the start of winter would be exceptionally cold back in October."
It claimed that the Approved Partner status award by EDT, a division of Transformational Government within the Cabinet Office, confirms Nortel's capabilities and provides recognition of the company's solutions and innovation.
"If, as is the case, he is now working in the Cabinet Office for Government and if he is remunerated, then instead of falling on his sword he has fallen on a feather bed."
About 68,000 people have attended such sessions, mainly held at weekends, the Cabinet Office said.
The Cabinet Office maintained its assessment that the index is "worsening," which signals a "high possibility of economic recession."
Jon Trickett, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, said: "It is shocking that in a time of raging Tory-led cuts, any public money at all should be going to Eton, one of the richest public schools."
Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Michael Dugher said: "The Government is constantly lecturing people to tighten their belts.
The Cabinet Office spokesman said the papers had been in the possession of a senior intelligence officer based in the Cabinet Office.
A website has been set up to allow UK residents to submit comments relating to the summer's floods to help the government's Lessons Learned review, which is being led by the Cabinet Office.
The Cabinet Office apologized Tuesday for asking a local city education board to enlist people who would make remarks in favor of the government-proposed revision of the basic education law at a September town meeting in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture.
A WOMAN working at the Cabinet Office has been arrested by police investigating leaks of confidential government papers to a Sunday newspaper, it emerged last night.