Press releases

14th December 2017
Gavin Freeguard, Associate Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to the publication of the Government's Single Departmental Plans.
14th December 2017
Bronwen Maddox, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s statement by the Speaker on David Davis' alleged contempt of Parliament.
13th December 2017
Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years and increasingly relies on them to examine major incidents and tragedies. But a new report finds that the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
8th December 2017
The UK rarely ends up in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), and when it does it wins its cases more often than most European Union (EU) member states, a new report finds.
1st December 2017
The Government should create a new commission to involve local people in major infrastructure projects, argues a new report.
17th November 2017
The Government is using private sector money to keep infrastructure spending ‘off balance sheet’ – even where this appears to be poor value, argues a new report.
13th November 2017
The IfG's response to a statement by David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. 
26th October 2017
A series of new interviews with Lord Heseltine, Harriet Harman, Baroness Warsi and Baroness Stowell reveal how ministers feel about running the country.
17th October 2017
The Government is spending over £10bn in five years just to keep troubled services – such as hospitals and prisons – going, according to a new report. Yet this extra money is not sorting out any of the underlying problems these services face.
5th October 2017
The UK Government must either back the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court model or bring forward proposals for an inventive and untested new dispute resolution system for the withdrawal agreement, argues a new report.