13 July 2017

Seven MPs will take the helm of a select committee for the first time. Hannah White offers them five pieces of advice on how to make an impact.

13 July 2017

The NAO report into an HMRC customs programme highlights some of the challenges of implementing Brexit. Joe Owen agrees that to prepare the UK borders for ‘day one’, government must overcome significant delivery challenges.

12 July 2017

The Government does not have a strategy for dealing with the UK’s public finance problems, which are not going away. Julian McCrae says Cabinet must urgently decide if it will revive George Osborne’s “austerity politics”.

11 July 2017

Theresa May issued a plea to the opposition to work together on the nation’s big policy problems. Emma Norris says tactic or not, cross-party consensus is key to dealing with the UK’s major policy issues. 

10 July 2017

Raphael Hogarth explains why the Government’s red line on the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice could make cooperation with EU bodies more difficult after Brexit

07 July 2017

Jill Rutter explains how yesterday’s two announcements from the European Union have turned up the heat on UK negotiators by underlining the risks the UK faces in leaving – and the potential benefits it may be forgoing.

06 July 2017

The Repeal Bill is the centrepiece of the Government’s legislative agenda for Brexit. Marcus Shepheard considers how the uncertainty it creates can be managed with smart drafting and effective scrutiny.

06 July 2017

The new Transport Investment Strategy is a welcome guide to future transport investments by Government. Graham Atkins draws out lessons from IfG’s recent research to help this strategy succeed.

05 July 2017

As politicians debate what sort of Brexit we want, Alex Stojanovic says there is still a lot of confusion on the key concepts of a customs union.

05 July 2017

Gavin Freeguard argues departmental organograms are a great example of how transparency data can be used to assess Government effectiveness and invites you to help us unlock their potential.

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