A disturbing pattern of poorly-briefed Home Office ministers is emerging. Benoit Guerin says that to reverse this trend, the forthcoming review of the department’s processes needs to focus on improving advice.
New research shows that many government departments and the public bodies they oversee are not working efficiently together. Susanna Smith says the Cabinet Office's blueprint for joint working cannot have impact if leaders of public bodies don’t know about it.
The UK’s ‘backstop’ for the Irish border, its version of the insurance policy if every other option fails, contains a vague time limit. While it may initially seem like a victory for the Brexiteers, it leaves three big issues outstanding, argues Tim Durrant.