IfG in the news

24th May 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, says there were no obvious Brexit moments that could be used by MPs to enforce Parliament’s will on a hard Brexiteer prime minister.
24th May 2019
The IfG says it would be almost impossible for MPs to stop a prime minister who is determined to implement a no deal Brexit.
24th May 2019
The BBC uses three of the IfG's charts to summarise Theresa May's premiership. 
24th May 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, says there is no straightforward process for Parliament to stop a no deal Brexit. 
24th May 2019
 The IfG says there is no clear mechanism for Parliament to prevent a no deal Brexit.
23rd May 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, says seeing the outcome of the cross-party talks end up with commitments in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill that they were opposed to was a step too far for Conservative MPs. 
23rd May 2019
Reuters references IfG Senior Researcher Maddy Thimont Jack's comment on why Parliament has no decisive route to stop a no deal Brexit. 
23rd May 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, appears on Huffington Post's podcast to discuss Theresa May's 'new' Brexit deal and the Conservative leadership contest.
23rd May 2019
The IfG's Senior Researcher Maddy Thimont Jack says MPs do not have any procedural mechanism available to pass any new laws to prevent a no deal Brexit.
22nd May 2019
Government must learn the lessons of its bruising parliamentary experiences if it is to deliver on its plans to leave the EU, writes Dr Hannah White, IfG Deputy Director. 
21st May 2019
Joe Owen, IfG Programme Director, says the huge pressure that officials working on Brexit came under at the start of the year – and the uncertainty over where they will be in the autumn – could be damaging morale.
21st May 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, reacts to the Prime Minister's new Brexit deal speech (listen from 39:31). 
20th May 2019
Channel 4's Factcheck references the IfG's findings on how long it would take to hold a second referendum on Brexit. 
19th May 2019
Dr Alice Lilly, IfG Senior Researcher, says the Government is essentially filling parliamentary time and that, beyond Brexit, the legislation that is being brought forward is very limited.
17th May 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, appears on Newsnight to discuss the possibility that candidates will team up to run in the Conservative Party leadership challenge.
17th May 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, says anything the devolved nations did in the first year was a test of devolution itself, not just of their own policies (listen from 05:35). 
17th May 2019
The IfG's report Ministers Reflect on Devolution found that former Holyrood ministers believed they were being ignored and patronised by their Westminster counterparts.
16th May 2019
Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow, discusses the process for Conservative Party leadership contents and how quickly Theresa May's successor could be in place.
16th May 2019
Financial Times piece on the renationalisation of probation services. Quotes Tom Sasse, IfG Senior Researcher. 
15th May 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, discusses what would happen if the Government cannot get the Withdrawal Agreement Bill through Parliament. 
13th May 2019
The Times comment on the relationship between Holyrood and local government. Mentions work by the IfG. 
12th May 2019
The Scotsman piece on MPs' suggestion to reform the UK state to protect devolution. Mentions the IfG's Devolution at 20 report and quotes Akash Paun, IfG Senior Fellow.
10th May 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, says devolution is one of the big experiments that the UK has performed on itself.  
10th May 2019
Dr Alice Lilly, IfG Senior Researcher, discusses what has been happening in the current parliamentary session, now the longest session on record since the English Civil War, and why.

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