House of Lords debates the Civil Service

Members of the House of Lords, including three former heads of the civil service, a former head of the diplomatic service and a former deputy prime minister, will debate the future of the civil service on Thursday 16 January.

This is a general debate, which usually take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to discuss current issues and draw the government’s attention to concerns.

The Institute for Government has published a briefing paper which may be of interest.