05 July 2017

Jen Gold argues that the Civil Service must improve the way it attracts and develops talent if it is to cope with the challenges of Brexit or national tragedies like Grenfell Tower. 

30 June 2017

Liz Truss, the new Chief Secretary to the Treasury, recently spoke at an event here. Julian McCrae captures her opening remarks. 

28 June 2017

The Government has announced new plans for engaging British businesses on Brexit. This is a necessary step forward, but as Rob Buck says, it is not sufficient unless three key criteria are met.

26 June 2017

Following Friday’s attack on Parliament, Daniel Thornton argues that MPs are particularly vulnerable and need to take responsibility for their cyber security. 

26 June 2017

Akash Paun considers the implications of the Conservative-DUP ‘confidence and supply’ deal for government over the coming years.

26 June 2017

The new Ministry of Defence change programme is a positive step to improving the department’s flexibility, but Robert Buck says significant problems remain around funding its ambitious equipment programme.

26 June 2017

Lucy Campbell argues good digital government is about standards, prioritisation and accountability, as much as technology.

23 June 2017

The most recent Freedom of Information (FoI) data shows that while government departments are withholding more information, they are receiving more requests and getting better at responding on time. Aron Cheung explores the numbers.

23 June 2017

The National Audit Office today published a report on Hinkley Point C. Tess Kidney Bishop says the report raises major concerns about government decision making and identifies three lessons for future infrastructure projects.

22 June 2017

If the Conservative Party secures a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), it will be more confident of winning key votes in the House of Commons. But parliamentary committees will remain tricky, says Dr Hannah White.