• Purdah is over, but it has paralysed DfE for 6 months in 2 years

    The government has been affected by pre-election rules preventing civil servants from talking to the press for more than 25 weeks in just over two years, Schools Week analysis shows. The so-called purdah period which covered this year’s general election campaign is now over, lifting restrictions on government press releases and the signing of school

    5.00 Jun. 16th, 2017 | News