The Government’s recent digital strategy says little about Brexit. Joe Owen says that technology should be front and centre of post-Brexit systems and services, but at the moment risks being seen as a distraction.
It is rare for the departure of a government official to be the subject of so much instant comment. But in a year which will be dominated by Brexit, the decision by the UK’s top representative in Brussels to leave a few months before schedule is big news, says Jill Rutter.
David Davis has given us some insight into how he sees the two years post Article 50 playing out. But Joe Owen says he needs to look beyond negotiations towards the practicalities of delivering Brexit.
A leaked memo has highlighted some fundamental issues about how Whitehall is working to deliver Brexit. Joe Owen says the real proof of the Government’s ability to manage Brexit will be in the Autumn Statement.
On Thursday 30 June, the Institute for Government held the first in a series of Brexit events. This one focused on the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU for Whitehall. Oliver Ilott sets out four questions to which we now have at least partial answers.
The EU referendum campaign distracted politicians from the business of government, and the result will have further impact on the Government’s existing plans. Daniel Thornton looks at the implications.