23 June 2017

The most recent Freedom of Information (FoI) data shows that while government departments are withholding more information, they are receiving more requests, and getting better at responding on time. Aron Cheung explores the numbers.

20 June 2017

Theresa May’s reshuffle did not look strong or stable from either a political or practical viewpoint, writes Gavin Freeguard, completing the Whitehall Monitor team’s live-blog on the formation of the new government.

16 June 2017

The latest civil service workforce numbers are slowly creeping back up, says Alice Lilly, despite a major fall at the Department of Health.

14 June 2017

As the new government is formed after the 2017 General Election, Gavin Freeguard, Aron Cheung, Lucy Campbell and Alice Lilly bring you the key charts, comment and analysis from across the Institute for Government.

09 June 2017

Gavin Freeguard and Aron Cheung look at what the election result means for government.

06 June 2017

A steady increase in the percentage of disabled staff in the civil service doesn’t take away from the discrimination they face, says Gemma Byrne.

01 June 2017

The Conservative manifesto stresses the importance of ethnically diverse recruitment to the civil service – but Gemma Byrne finds that ethnic minorities are still woefully underrepresented at the top and still experience discrimination.

25 May 2017

Across the whole civil service, average salaries are just below the UK average – and civil servants are generally dissatisfied with their pay, says Alice Lilly.

12 May 2017

Gavin Freeguard argues that, while there are some great examples of openness making government better, there are still barriers to overcome.

10 May 2017

A new report says government needs to do more to make financial data usable by Parliament and the wider public. Gavin Freeguard says it’s on the money.