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Philip Rutnam, Perm Secretary for the Department for Transport and Civil Service Disability Champion

Sir Philip Rutnam, Home Office Permanent Secretary, and Civil Service Disability Champion

Philip Rutnam joined the Home Office as Permanent Secretary in April 2017. Previously, he was Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport for 5 years.

He was appointed Civil Service Disability Champion in 2015.

He was knighted in the 2018 New Year's Honours List.

Follow Philip on Twitter: @PhilipRutnam

Personal disability stories: Part 3 – Hannah's story

Philip Rutnam introduces a personal account from a young civil servant who says her disability is one of a number of important characteristics that make her who she is.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – turning the Civil Service purple

Purple flag on flagpole

The Civil Service marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities in a variety of ways, as Philip Rutnam explains.

Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability

Diversity champions Jonathan Jones and Philip Rutnam outline what the Government response to the Improving Lives - Work, Health and Disability Green Paper means for the Civil Service.