John Nassoori

Freelance journalist

NCTJ-accredited reporter, writing about everything from politics to comedy and sport. Tweets @johnnassoori.

Cultural change: a necessity for digital government?

There appears, however, to be some light at the end of the tunnel. Just over 67% of civil servants who responded to a recent 'Going Digital' poll said that their department is improving customer experience to some extent, as a result of taking services online.

Skills: are we designing a system for big businesses?

After an avalanche of commissions, reports and white papers, what shape is the skills system in and is it built to suit large employers? Westminster Briefing talks to NIACE Chief Executive David Hughes. It seems that barely a week passes without another policy or critique related to the skills of youngsters in the UK.

Andrew Adonis: It's time to master apprenticeships

As a former education minister, Andrew Adonis knows more than most when it comes to teaching the workforce of tomorrow. Ahead of his appearance at the School Leaders Summit, the pioneer of the academy school programme talks to Westminster Briefing about developing young people's skills.

Sadiq Khan: The jury's out over payment-by-results

Social impact bonds or PBR? Whatever term you use, payment-by-results is setting tongues wagging in the criminal justice sector. Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan speaks to Dean Sowman about attempts to reduce reoffending. Mention 'payment-by-results' to a government official or welfare-to-work provider and you're unlikely to be greeted by a broad smile.

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Dreams of a Life

‘Woman dead in flat for 3 years,’ was the Sun’s take on the discovery of a skeleton in a Wood Green flat in 2006.

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