02 November 2017

The way harassment is dealt with in Whitehall has changed significantly in the last 30 years – particularly the culture that said you just had to put up with it, says Dr Catherine Haddon.

01 November 2017

The Brexit Secretary says that no matter what happens with EU negotiations, “we will have some sort of basic deal”. Alex Stojanovic argues that even the most basic deal will be difficult to agree and disruptive to trade.

31 October 2017

The latest social care data shows that the Government must start planning now for what will happen when the money runs out, argues Lucy Campbell.

27 October 2017

A new series of candid interviews with former ministers reveals what today’s cohort could learn about making a success of ministerial office. The most important lessons for getting things done come from Lord Heseltine, argues Tess Kidney Bishop. 

26 October 2017

Our latest Performance Tracker report finds government trapped in a costly ‘crisis, cash, repeat’ cycle of spending decisions. Dr Alice Lilly says there are three ways it can break out of this cycle —and there are signs of steps in the right direction.

25 October 2017

New government forecasts suggest that an extra runway at Gatwick Airport would be more beneficial than one at Heathrow. But these new forecasts are creating yet another delay in what is essentially a political decision, argues Nick Davies. 

20 October 2017

The European Council’s endorsement of its pre-prepared conclusions hand the Prime Minister sufficient encouragement to see her through to December. But Jill Rutter argues the next meeting will prove a tougher test.

20 October 2017

The Government still hasn’t announced when the EU Withdrawal Bill will return to Parliament. Dr Hannah White says its absence will have an impact on both the Brexit negotiations and the Government’s ability to deliver Brexit-related legislation in time.

18 October 2017

At the first official meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee on Brexit in eight months, some progress was finally made. Akash Paun hopes this is more than another false dawn.

17 October 2017

As new plans for measuring ‘knowledge exchange’ between academia and business are announced, Tom Sasse argues the Government should also focus on how civil servants make use of academics.

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