Cabinet Office

Whitehall HR boss sought

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The Cabinet Office is recruiting a new civil servant to oversee HR policy for government ministers' special advisers.

The "high profile and stretching" £60,000-a-year role has been advertised after reports of tensions between the government and the civil service over recruitment and treatment of staff.

Duties include revising HR policies for special advisers, known as Spads.undefined

According to a report by Buzzfeed, the new Cabinet Office role has been created in response to concerns within the civil service about No 10's treatment of staff.