Comment

11 September 2017

There are different workforce pressures in prisons and the police and the Government must use the data to make clear the specific problems it is trying to solve in different public services, argues Alice Lilly.

01 September 2017

Mutual recognition is unlikely to prove the magic bullet that allows the government to avoid the choice between domestic freedom on regulation and friction-free access to the single market, argues Alex Stojanovic.

29 August 2017

The shape of a Brexit transition deal the UK might seek is becoming a bit clearer, but Jill Rutter says there is still a question mark over whether one is on offer.

24 August 2017

The Department for Exiting the EU has issued a slew of Brexit papers over the last two weeks. Jill Rutter tries to work out what they tell us about the Government’s approach.

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

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