IfG in the news

23rd July 2019
Tim Durrant, IfG Senior Researcher, discusses the challenges that Boris Johnson will face in the autumn, including his commitment to leave the EU by 31 October with or without a deal. 
23rd July 2019
Joe Owen, IfG Programme Director, appears on The Guardian's Brexit Means podcast to discuss whether Boris Johnson will be able to deliver on his Brexit promises.
22nd July 2019
Bloomberg piece on the new Prime Minister's first few days in the post. Quotes Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow. 
22nd July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, says it matters that the Chancellor is prepared to acknowledge the economic implications of Brexit and to convey that to the new Prime Minister, whether or not the message is welcome.
22nd July 2019
Jill Rutter, IfG Programme Director, explains the transition of power between prime ministers and how it works.
22nd July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, discusses UK foreign policy after Brexit. 
20th July 2019
Daily Mail piece on Labour's plans to insource services. Quotes Tom Sasse, IfG Senior Researcher. 
20th July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, sets out the new Prime Minister will need to do in his first week in Number 10. 
19th July 2019
BBC piece on whether there could be an election before 31 October. Quotes Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow. 
19th July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, is quoted in this Financial Times piece on civil servants' concern over Boris Johnson's leadership style. 
19th July 2019
Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow, explains how difficult it will be to form a new government if there is a successful vote of no confidence in the next one.
19th July 2019
The Telegraph considers what could happen if MPs decide to hold a vote of no confidence in the first 36 hours of a Boris Johnson government. Quotes the IfG. 
19th July 2019
Joe Marshall, IfG Researcher, explains the significance of the latest government defeat after MPs voted to prevent a new prime minister from proroguing Parliament at the end of October.
18th July 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, explains the significance of the the vote in the Commons to stop Parliament from being suspended before 31 October (listen from 7:04:05).
18th July 2019
Dr Hannah White, IfG Deputy Director, explains MP's latest attempts to stop a new prime minister from suspending Parliament to force through a no deal Brexit. 
18th July 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Senior Researcher, discusses MPs' attempts to stop future prime minister from proroging Parliament to deliver a no deal Brexit. 
17th July 2019
Dr Hannah White, IfG Deputy Director, shares her experience of bullying and harassment in Parliament. 
15th July 2019
If the next Conservative Party leader sinks into the Brexit mire, Parliament could become more obstructive, writes Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow. 
14th July 2019
NBC News piece on the predicted domino effect of Brexit throughout the other EU27 countries. Quotes Georgina Wright, IfG Senior Researcher. 
14th July 2019
Piece by Dr Hannah White, IfG Deputy Director, about the latest report into bullying and harassment in Westminster.
13th July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, appears on the Financial Times podcast to discuss the resignation of the UK Ambassador to the US and how Labour has dealt with anti-Semitism complaints.
12th July 2019
Bloomberg piece on the Queen's role if Boris Johnson attempts to prorogue Parliament to deliver a no deal Brexit. Quotes Dr Catherine Haddon, IfG Senior Fellow.
12th July 2019
The Washington Post quotes Tim Durrant's comment piece on Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt's plans for a possible no deal Brexit. 
12th July 2019
Financial Times piece on brain drain in the civil service. Mentions the IfG's report on civil service staff turnover.
11th July 2019
Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director, says the danger of Kim Darroch’s exit is that it signals that even when officials do their job, politicians will not uphold the essential principle of neutrality in public service if it does not suit them.

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