Press releases

21st October 2016
As the heads of the devolved nations, including Nicola Sturgeon, meet Theresa May in Downing Street to discuss the
17th October 2016
Scrutiny of Brexit is off to a shaky start, according to a new paper from the Institute for Government (IfG).
3rd October 2016
Ahead of his first major speech as Chancellor at the Conservative Party Conference, Phillip Hammond is being urged to overhaul the way tax policy is made in the UK.
27th September 2016
Brexit planning could cost the Government £65 million a year and mean hiring at least 500 new civil servants – meanwhile valuable time and energy is being wasted on political squabbles and turf war
16th September 2016
The months since the UK voted to leave the European Union have raised challenging questions about the nature of government, the leaders we want, and our faith in experts in a ‘post-truth’ age.
13th September 2016
Brexit presents a range of challenges for the country, but a new paper finds the public is more likely now to believe that politicians will prioritise running government effectively.
5th September 2016
Three years ago, almost exactly to the day, the National Audit Office reported that Universal Credit – by far the biggest and most ambitious reform to Britain’s welfare system – was heading for now
1st August 2016
The Government’s ambitious plan to save money while improving local public services for citizens hinges on better working between local organisations.
25th July 2016
When schools, hospitals and councils fail, it is the people who rely on those services who are the worst affected.
14th July 2016
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has undertaken an extensive reshuffle today, reconfiguring three departments and creating a new one entirely.