08 November 2016

As Theresa May visits India, Oliver Ilott argues that the UK needs to consider four key principles when formulating its post-Brexit trade policy.

07 November 2016

A future deal with the EU could take far longer to agree than the two years allowed under Article 50. Robyn Munro argues that there are clear benefits to pursuing an interim deal to bridge the gap between negotiations and a future deal, but getting one won’t be straightforward.

07 November 2016

The Civil Service has been accused of failing to do contingency planning for Brexit. There are no constitutional barriers for planning for a change in the US, but, Jill Rutter writes, the right-field candidacy of Donald Trump will be raising its own problems.

04 November 2016

The service industry is particularly important for the UK, so MPs yesterday debated the impact of Brexit on the sector. Ines Stelk says there are four options for future trade with the EU that offer the best deal.

03 November 2016

The High Court has ruled that the Government cannot kick off the process of the UK leaving the EU without the consent of Parliament. Dr Hannah White looks at what we know about what happens now.

02 November 2016

This week we launched our report, Making a success of digital government, at an event with experts from inside and outside government. Emily Andrews says the event highlights that the success of digital reform in this Parliament will rely on a new kind of leadership – involving the whole of government.

31 October 2016

The Government has said to Nissan that the Brexit deal will avoid tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade. Oliver Ilott says this looks like government is ruling out the hardest form of Brexit.

27 October 2016

Bernard Jenkin MP, Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, spoke at the Institute for Government last week. Julian McCrae says it reveals a lot about the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into the Civil Service.

27 October 2016

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 ‘no later’ than the end of March 2017. But, as Robyn Munro explains, there’s still a lot of work to do before she reaches her self-imposed deadline.

26 October 2016

Sir Simon Fraser, former Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, was the latest speaker in our Brexit events series. Joe Owen says Fraser offers unique insight into how Brexit will be managed by civil servants working in both London and Brussels.