Labour’s insourcing policy deserves thoughtful engagement – but it also underlines how future governments need to base decisions on better evidence, argues Tom Sasse.
When it comes to delivering Brexit and the other policy commitments, Joe Marshall argues that both prime ministerial candidates must acknowledge that they face multiple parliamentary challenges.
While the temptation of a new prime minister is change for change’s sake, Jill Rutter argues that the new PM needs to balance this with a commitment to stability.
Reducing crime requires a more nuanced solution than Boris Johnson’s pledge to put more police on the streets, argues Benoit Guerin.
The new OBR report echoes the risks to tax revenues highlighted in the Institute for Government’s Taxing Times report – and the need for the Government to do more to put the UK tax system on a sustainable footing, argues Joe Marshall
The OBR analysis of the possible implications of a no deal Brexit show what might lie ahead for the next Prime Minister, says Gemma Tetlow.
After a decisive defeat in the Commons for the Government, Maddy Thimont Jack looks ahead at what this might mean for the Autumn in Parliament.
Developing the civil service’s specialist skills is vital for delivering both Brexit and the next Government’s domestic priorities, argues Benoit Guerin.
“Alternative arrangements” still require a great deal of work – and agreement on what they are meant to achieve – before they can feasibly replace the Irish border backstop, says Alex Stojanovic.
The tax system is in need of reform and barriers in the way of change can be overcome, says Dr Gemma Tetlow.