One year after being made Disability Champion of the Civil Service, Philip Rutnam reviews his commitments and asks civil servants to hold him to account.
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
Philip Rutnam challenges us all to remove the stigma of mental health and to help colleagues and others simply by starting a conversation.
Civil Service Disability Champion Philip Rutnam uses the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities to look at initiatives supporting greater inclusion for civil servants declaring a disability.
Philip Rutnam, DfT Permanent Secretary and Civil Service Disability Champion looks at stammering, disability and Mental Health Awareness Day 2015.
Sir Jeremy Heywood and Philip Rutnam look at the success of the DWP's Disability Confident campaign, and how we can all get involved.
The new Civil Service Disability Champion, Philip Rutnam, sets out his plans to support disabled colleagues in the Service.
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