13 April 2018

Millions of EU nationals living in Britain will need to apply for ‘settled status’ after Brexit. With tight timelines and groups needing help with their application, Joe Owen argues that Home Office belligerence must end.

11 April 2018

The Wales Act 2017 was supposed to herald a new dawn for Welsh devolution. But instead, argues Jack Kellam, the act facilitated a breakdown in trust between the UK and Welsh governments.

11 April 2018

David Davis has allegedly won a Whitehall battle over the level of ambition in the next phase of Brexit talks. But, Jill Rutter says, the UK needs workable propositions more than hundreds of more negotiators.

09 April 2018

The Home Secretary is right to insist that reversing cuts to police numbers is not the solution to tackling the rise in violent crime. But the new Serious Crime Strategy is unlikely to solve the problem either, argues Dr Emily Andrews.

04 April 2018

April 2018 marks the latest step in the process of tax devolution. Akash Paun argues that these are important reforms, but the system is increasingly complex, making the case for a full review of how devolved and local government is funded.

03 April 2018

Data policy has moved to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Gavin Freeguard welcomes the move but says the Government needs to be clear about what it wants to do with all this data.

27 March 2018

The Hyponatraemia Inquiry is the longest-running public inquiry in recent history: its report was delivered in January, without fanfare. Yet its very existence has gone unnoticed. Marcus Shepheard argues that there are important lessons to be learned for other public inquiries – and for government.

26 March 2018

In a new Ministers Reflect interview, Mark Garnier argues that politicians investigated for breaching the Ministerial Code need better legal protection. Daniel Thornton says that whatever the process, the consequences of such investigations should still be decided by the Prime Minister.

23 March 2018

The EU’s negotiating guidelines show the challenge the Prime Minister faces in achieving her Mansion House vision for post-Brexit trade, says Jill Rutter.

22 March 2018

The demands of Brexit have turned several government departments – like Defra and DExEU – into recruitment hotspots. And there will be more to come, says Aron Cheung, as departments like the Home Office and HMRC prepare to operate in a new landscape.

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