16 January 2018

The debate over whether private finance is better value than public spending is heating up after Carillion’s collapse – but it is hampered by a lack of evidence on either side, says Graham Atkins.

12 January 2018

The publication of the Government’s Areas of Research Interest is a positive step, but Whitehall still lacks a strategic approach to research and evidence, argues Tom Sasse.

09 January 2018

The Government should not let EU talks dominate 2018, argues Bronwen Maddox.

05 January 2018

The track record of public inquiries in delivering change is patchy. Parliament must have a bigger role in scrutinising the implementation of their recommendations by government, argues Marcus Shepheard.

30 December 2017

The resignation of Lord Adonis as Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission shows it’s time to put it on a statutory footing, argues Nick Davies.

07 December 2017

The Treasury’s newly published timetable for future Budgets shows that the move to one fiscal event a year can bring improvements in tax policy making, says Alice Lilly.

01 December 2017

Dr Emily Andrews tracks the state of key policies and legislation after the Chancellor's Budget. 

16 November 2017

In the upcoming Budget, the Chancellor must address the potential loss of access to cheap European Investment Bank finance for vital infrastructure, argues Nick Davies.

16 November 2017

As the Chancellor Philip Hammond prepares to deliver the Budget on the 22 November, Dr Emily Andrews looks at how the Government's major legislation and policy priorities are shaping up.

25 October 2017

New government forecasts suggest that an extra runway at Gatwick Airport would be more beneficial than one at Heathrow. But these new forecasts are creating yet another delay in what is essentially a political decision, argues Nick Davies. 

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