Is IDS’s DWP Spin Doctor Richard Caseby Formerly of The Sun Behind Blacklisting of Disability News Service Journalist?

Richard Caseby
Richard Caseby

Director, Communications

Civil Service, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)

– Present (1 year 2 months)London, United Kingdom

The DWP is implementing the biggest changes to the welfare system in 60 years through the introduction of Universal Credit. The Director manages all public and internal communications for the DWP, which is the biggest public service delivery department in the UK, responsible for £160bn of benefit spending and serving over 22m people.


Managing Editor The Sun

(2 years 2 months) The Sun

Lead Executive, Leveson Inquiry

News International

(11 months) London, United Kingdom

Managing Editor

The Sunday Times

(13 years 7 months)


The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

(10 years)

Best Companies to Work For is today the biggest and most influential research into workplace satisfaction in the UK, surveying more than 200,000 employees annually.

Director, Times Newspapers Ltd

Times Newspapers Limited

(14 years) London, United Kingdom

Managing Editor, News

The Sunday Times

(1 year 9 months)London, United Kingdom

Source: LinkedIn

DWP carries out threat to ban questions from Disability News Service Posted on

Herald Scotland: Letter in Defence Disabled Journalist John Pring – Blacklisted by U.K. Government’s DWP Press Office Posted on

Richard Caseby’s new job – and a warning to journalists by  Friday 31 January 2014

DWP comms head Richard Caseby in “vendetta” spat with The Guardian May 20, 2014 by John Owens PR Week

Media: What News International Taught Our Government kamsandhu —  June 25, 2014 

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