10 August 2017

The President of the Supreme Court made an extraordinary intervention of the status of European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgments after Brexit. Raphael Hogarth explains how Parliament could provide more clarity.

04 August 2017

The sequencing of talks was supposed to be the Brexit “row of the summer” with the EU. But Joe Owen says that the real wrangling is a UK internal debate over whether and what sort of transition we want.

03 August 2017

The problems with outsourcing will continue unless government improves its commercial capability, argues Tom Gash.

31 July 2017

International evidence – and the scale of the challenges facing Britain – mean that the UK minority government is unlikely to last a full term, argues Professor Jonathan Boston of Victoria University in Wellington in this guest blog.

28 July 2017

Once services are allowed to reach the point of crisis - as prisons have - it is very difficult to turn them around. The Government must base its spending decisions on what the data tells them, argues Alice Lilly.

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.

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