TOP civil servants must deliver a Rolls-Royce service for the country or face a pay clamp under plans drawn up by Rishi Sunak.
Das Tory leadership contender will hit long-serving mandarins in the pocket if targets are missed.
Senior staff will also have to spend 12 months in the real world on an external placement or in industry if they want to climb the career ladder.
And major reforms will target the “bloated” Whitehall machine including cutting back office headcount, er sagt.
Herr Sunak, who heads to Scotland today for hustings, says pay will be based on delivery and capability rather than bonuses without merit.
Er sagte: “The bloated post-Covid state is in need of a shake-up so I will create a sharper, leaner civil service.
“I’ll press ahead with cuts to back office Civil Service headcount, recruiting and retaining the brightest and best.”
Er fügte hinzu: “I’ll strengthen experience beyond Whitehall, allow ministers to bring in more external expertise and bring in performance pay so we have a Rolls-Royce service delivering for and accountable to the British people.”
It follows his rival Liz Truss’s “war on Whitehall waste” but she recently pulled back from controversial plans to cut £8.8billion from public sector pay outside London.
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