22 May 2019

The proposed High Speed 2 rail line has become a contentious issue in the Conservative leadership race but, writes Nick Davies, there are better ways to make decisions on national infrastructure projects.

10 May 2019

Gavin Freeguard argues that the problems seen in the rolling out of Verify highlight issues for future technology projects. 

01 May 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has called for the Government to declare a climate emergency but, argues Jill Rutter, a willingness to take long-term tough decisions on carbon emissions is far more important than short-term gestures.

01 May 2019

Marcus Shepheard argues that the Infected Blood Inquiry shows that it is never too late for justice

15 April 2019

Universities, research councils and funding councils must increase their support if we are to avoid missing out on the benefits of academic expertise for policy making, writes Tom Sasse.

01 April 2019

The fifth delay to the publication of the social care green paper is a cause for concern, writes Graham Atkins.

18 March 2019

Another of the Government’s biggest contractors has gone into administration because it took on risky contracts it couldn’t deliver, writes Tom Sasse.

13 March 2019

Marcus Shepheard argues that public inquiries are a vital public resource – providing accountability that protects the public from repeated harmful and costly failures

21 February 2019

The foreign policy establishment has raised eyebrows at new Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill’s decision to stay on as National Security Adviser. That is taking aim at the wrong target, argues Jill Rutter

20 December 2018

The Government admits it works to secret spending plans, rather than the published Single Departmental Plans. Martin Wheatley and Tom McGee argue that we need to see proper plans, not empty spin.

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