April 15th, 2015
Episode 280 of 1409 episodes
It seems increasingly clear that no party will gain a clear majority in the election and so what happens on May 8th is important. The civil service are going to be very important in fixing whatever comes after. What preparations are the civil service making for a hung parliament, where a minority government with a confidence and supply, or vote-by-vote support is becoming increasingly likely? Lord O’Donnell is a former Cabinet Secretary and head of the Civil Service and is now a crossbench peer.