05 June 2018

MPs are calling for a shake-up of the Minister for Women and Equalities role. Gavin Freeguard says that when it comes to equalities, government actions have spoken louder than the Prime Minister’s words.

01 June 2018

Brexit has prompted the first expansion of the civil service’s workforce for almost a decade, and billions of pounds of additional spending. But Lewis Lloyd says you would hardly know it, judging by the Government’s latest Single Departmental Plans.

01 June 2018

The latest Single Departmental Plans still don’t link the Government’s priorities and the resources needed to deliver them, writes Gavin Freeguard.

30 May 2018

British interests after March 2019 mean we should welcome the chance to take part in negotiations on future EU spending, says Tim Durrant. There may be political risks, but great opportunities too. 

29 May 2018

The Government is using newly-introduced ‘technical directions’ to help deliver Brexit. Benoit Guerin says these directions should not become the norm when it comes to making spending decisions.

25 May 2018

The public sector is having to transform how it handles personal data, to comply with new rules coming into force this week. Aron Cheung says that this offers government an opportunity to think again about how it can use data effectively.

21 May 2018

The former senior MP has been made a Conservative peer. Daniel Thornton argues that this is incompatible with his position as chair of the Competition and Markets Authority

21 May 2018

It has taken almost a year for the Grenfell Inquiry to begin. Marcus Shepheard argues that if we want it to be a success, we have to give it time.

15 May 2018

The Scottish Parliament has denied consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill. Akash Paun argues that the Prime Minister now faces an unpalatable choice: concede defeat or help the SNP make the case for indyref2.

10 May 2018

Following the Government’s defeats on Brexit in the House of Lords, Iain Duncan Smith and others have called for reform of the upper house. Why only now, asks Dr Catherine Haddon.

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