17 April 2019

Canada makes all its government financial and performance data available through one easy-to-use web portal. Martin Wheatley says the UK Government could do the same.

25 March 2019

Labour is right to identify outsourcing failures but its new policy risks creating more problems than it addresses, argues Tom Sasse

18 March 2019

Another of the Government’s biggest contractors has gone into administration because it took on risky contracts it couldn’t deliver, writes Tom Sasse.

13 March 2019

Gemma Tetlow picks out the key moments from the Chancellor’s Spring Statement.

11 March 2019

Philip Hammond is poised to use his Spring Statement to once again dangle the prospect of a Brexit “deal dividend” in front of MPs. At best the Chancellor would be offering no more than a temporary fillip, argues Dr Gemma Tetlow.

25 February 2019

The Prime Minister’s difficulties in replenishing the junior ranks of her government should be a cause for concern, writes Alasdair de Costa.

19 February 2019

The outsourcing of probation has failed. The Ministry of Justice must address fundamental problems or bring the services back in house, argues Tom Sasse.

14 February 2019

The Seaborne Freight cancellation has captured headlines, but the problems with government contracting go much wider, argues Benoit Guerin.

30 January 2019

Public services are now delivered by a wide range of companies, charities and public bodies, and the public must have access to the information they hold, writes Tom Sasse

28 January 2019

Parliament is trying to take greater control of the Brexit process. To do this MPs are searching for ways to have more say over the control of parliamentary business—something that largely rests with the Government. But, says Dr Alice Lilly, these proposals really reflect broader concern over who controls the Order Paper.

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