As the world reacts to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential race and considers what role misogyny played in Hillary Clinton’s defeat, Nicola Hughes digs into our Ministers Reflect archive to look at the experience of women leaders in the UK.
Immigration, gender, Brexit, Trump, and the inevitability of an Australian republic – these were just a handful of the issues explored in last week’s event with former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Chris Wajzer says politicians of both genders have much to learn from her.
The Institute for Government today published 15 new interviews with former Labour ministers as part of its Ministers Reflect project. As the action kicks off at the Labour Party Conference, Nicola Hughes looks at what they tell us.
In the political excitement of the last few days, it’s easy to forget about the people behind the scenes in government departments. Nicola Hughes looks at our Ministers Reflect archive to offer advice on welcoming in a minister.
It remains to be seen what kind of leader Theresa May will be, but she is far from a new face in Westminster. Nicola Hughes looks for clues about what kind of Prime Minister she will be, from the people that used to work with her.
Whichever way tomorrow’s European Union (EU) referendum goes, it is likely that we’ll see a government reshuffle this year. Here Nicola Hughes considers former ministers’ reflections on the process of reshuffles.
Every minister handles the media in a different way. Each has their own set of views on which journalists are important, which papers matter, and which interviews need to be cleared (or not) by Number 10. Nicole Valentinuzzi looks at what the Ministers Reflect archive tells us about their relationship with the great British press.
The centre (Number 10 and the Cabinet Office) represents a powerful but fragmented presence in government. Will Lord highlights the key lessons for working with the centre from our Ministers Reflect archive.