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.
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.
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.
The events of recent weeks have put discussions about police resources firmly back on the agenda. But debate needs to move beyond numbers and think about how to target resources most effectively, says Alice Lilly.
Minority government can work surprisingly effectively, argues Akash Paun, but the Government will need to change its approach if it is to pass the necessary Brexit legislation through Parliament before the clock runs out.
Theresa May’s reshuffle did not look strong or stable from either a political or practical viewpoint, writes Gavin Freeguard, completing the Whitehall Monitor team’s live-blog on the formation of the new government.
New ministers responsible for making infrastructure decisions need to establish realistic and long-term plans that focus on engaging beyond Whitehall. Tess Kidney Bishop says getting this right can make a long-term difference, even if a minister’s tenure is shorter than expected.