IfG in the news

17th November 2017
Nick Davies, Associate Director, writes that while private finance can play a useful role in UK infrastructure, it should only be used if it is better than the alternatives.
15th November 2017
The Times piece on short-term and long-term impacts of Brexit on the economy and what can be done to prevent a no deal outcome. References the IfG's trade paper. 
14th November 2017
FT piece on what might affect the Chancellor's decisions in the Budget. Quotes Dr Emily Andrews, IfG Senior Researcher.
14th November 2017
The Institute for Government estimates that post-Brexit customs bureaucracy could cost traders up to £4 billion a year. 
14th November 2017
Jill Rutter, IfG Brexit Programme Director, appears on the The Time Red Box Podcast to discuss the latest Brexit news. 
12th November 2017
Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow, writes that sexual harassment in Westminster has never been acceptable – what has changed is the expectation that women will put up with it.
10th November 2017
The IfG's Gavin Freeguard is quoted in this Economist article on Freedom of Information (FOI)
10th November 2017
Julian McCrae, IfG Deputy Director, discusses how Brexit is dominating Parliament's time and the political agenda (listen at 1:12:55). 
8th November 2017
Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow, says sexual harassment in Westminster was never considered acceptable even 15 or 10 years ago, but the culture around speaking up about it has since changed.
7th November 2017
Dr Hannah White, Director of Research, argues that an independent authority should be set up to ensure that MPs are held to account over harassment of staff. 
4th November 2017
The IfG's Dr Catherine Haddon appears on BBC Radio 4's The World This Weekend discussing the history of how harassment has been dealt with in Whitehall and Westminster. 
4th November 2017
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, appears on BBC Radio 4 to discuss sexual harassment in Westminster (listen at 1:43:00). 
4th November 2017
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, discusses the issue of sexual harassment in Westminster. 
4th November 2017
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, writes in the Financial Times about how British politics is profoundly destabilised and argues that the current situation might result in lasting change.
2nd November 2017
Dr Catherine Haddon is quoted is this New Statesman piece on harassment in Westminster. 
31st October 2017
Nicholas Timmins, IfG Fellow, writes about the welfare state in this Guardian piece.
31st October 2017
The Financial Times reports that a no deal Brexit would require 5,000 extra custom officials. The IfG forecast that the Home Office alone could need 5,000 extra border staff if the UK failed to strike an exit deal.
30th October 2017
The Institute for Fiscal Studies' Budget briefing references the IfG's Performance Tracker analysis on prisons. 
30th October 2017
Coverage of the IfG's Ministers Reflect interview with Baroness Warsi on her experience in government and working with the civil service. 
28th October 2017
Coverage of the IfG's Ministers Reflect interview with Baroness Warsi. 
28th October 2017
The Daily Mail reports that the number of civil servants has risen substantially for the first time since 2010. References the IfG's Whitehall Monitor analysis.
27th October 2017
An IfG event on Brexit negotiations after the European Council is referenced in this BBC News article
26th October 2017
The BBC's Brexitcast mentions the IfG's event with Stefaan De Rynck, Advisor to Michel Barnier, (07:02) and the IfG's options for the UK's future trade relationship with the EU table (20:30). 
24th October 2017
Piece in the Guardian on Brexit and accountability in Whitehall. Quotes Julian McCrae, IfG Deputy Director.
20th October 2017
The IfG's Nicholas Timmins is quoted in this Economist article on Universal Credit. 

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