Civil service chief calls for more cross-Whitehall working

By Michael Burton | 14 June 2019

Whitehall chief Sir Mark Sedwill has called for more cross-boundary working among civil servants to tackle social issues like knife crime, troubled families and mental health.

Speaking at the 10th anniversary of the Institute for Government, Sir Mark, cabinet secretary and head of the civil service, said: ‘None of the issues like knife crime, troubled families or people with multiple needs fit into one department.

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