08 January 2018

As Prime Minister Theresa May reshuffles her Cabinet, the Whitehall Monitor team - Gavin Freeguard, Lucy Campbell, Aron Cheung, Alice Lilly and Charlotte Baker - provide data and charts as events unfold. 

02 January 2018

The Government’s latest Single Departmental Plans are a huge improvement on their predecessors. But there is still some work to do to make them truly useful, argues Gavin Freeguard.

22 December 2017

Negotiating and implementing the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is the Government’s most important job over the coming years. But Brexit rarely features in its Single Departmental Plans, says Lewis Lloyd.

10 October 2017

Gavin Freeguard argues that the Prime Minister’s race disparity audit shows how data and transparency can help achieve political goals.

21 September 2017

A lack of transparency in the two departments at the heart of Brexit suggests the public cannot get hold of information about some of the most important activity in government at the moment, argues Aron Cheung.

14 September 2017

The civil service workforce has increased for a fourth consecutive quarter. Aron Cheung says the demands of Brexit and growing pressures on public services are driving departments to recruit additional staff.

27 July 2017

With Theresa May on holiday this week, Damian Green is in charge. The new list of Cabinet committees shows the influential role of the First Secretary of State, argues Aron Cheung

20 July 2017

The Government is still managing too many large and complex projects, if the new Infrastructure and Projects Authority report is anything to go by, argues Aron Cheung.

19 July 2017

Gavin Freeguard and Aron Cheung argue that while civil service staff numbers are up, there’s still little progress on improving ethnic diversity at the top and getting women at the very top

13 July 2017

Aron Cheung tells you all you need to know about the chairs of the new House of Commons select committees in six charts.

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