27 July 2017

With Theresa May on holiday this week, Damian Green is in charge. The new list of Cabinet committees shows the influential role of the First Secretary of State, argues Aron Cheung

26 July 2017

The latest public ministerial row over regulatory standards in a potential (but far off) trade deal with the US. While the issue of chlorine-washed chicken might be entertaining for the media, Jill Rutter argues this underlines the UK’s desperate need for better trade negotiation processes.

26 July 2017

A new survey shows just how many public bodies do not clearly report their performance. Without more transparency, there will be little improvement or accountability when things go wrong, argues Daniel Thornton.

21 July 2017

Liam Fox suggested that a UK-EU trade agreement should be the “easiest in history" to negotiate. He is right about the starting point – but he should not assume it’s a slam dunk, argues Jill Rutter. 

20 July 2017

The Government is still managing too many large and complex projects, if the new Infrastructure and Projects Authority report is anything to go by, argues Aron Cheung.

19 July 2017

Gavin Freeguard and Aron Cheung argue that while civil service staff numbers are up, there’s still little progress on improving ethnic diversity at the top and getting women at the very top

14 July 2017

The Government’s Euratom position paper, published this week, finally shows a bit of initiative in shaping the UK’s future relationship with the EU, but Marcus Shepheard argues that more concrete detail is needed.

13 July 2017

Aron Cheung tells you all you need to know about the chairs of the new House of Commons select committees in six charts.

13 July 2017

The Government finally published its long-awaited bill to take us out of the EU. Jill Rutter warns there are many battles ahead.

13 July 2017

Seven MPs will take the helm of a Select Committee for the first time. Hannah White offers them five pieces of advice on how to make an impact.

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