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Politicisation of the UK civil service?

Ruth Tarrant

2nd March 2016

The complexity of the EU referendum has certainly been muddying the waters around the relationships between ministers and their civil servants. Yesterday, the Commons Public Administration Select Committee's Bernard Jenkins questioned the top civil servant, Sir Jeremy Heywood, over the role that civil servants will be playing in supporting the views of their senior ministers.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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