Editors. "British Civil Service becomes open to competitive examination". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18568, accessed 25 January 2015.]
The British Civil Service is reformed by an Order-in-Council. Under the new administration, most departments, apart from the Foreign Office, are now open to competitive examination.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.