Press releases

12th December 2018
Government spends £284bn – almost one-third of its total expenditure – with external suppliers, finds a new report by the Institute for Government.
8th November 2018
The Government must explain who will take over from Brussels officials in ensuring British ministers and legislators meet their agreed obligations to the EU after Brexit, demands a new report.
17th October 2018
Government and independent forecasts of the economic impacts of Brexit focus on the long-term effects and do not provide a guide to the immediate disruption from ‘no deal’, warns a new report by the Institute for Government.
15th October 2018
A new report is demanding that ministers be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer in office.
12th October 2018
Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals, according to a new report from the Institute for Government and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. 
13th September 2018
Brexit will make the next spending review harder than past years, warns a new report by the Institute for Government.
6th September 2018
Failure to secure a new agreement on policing and criminal justice after Brexit will make it harder to extradite dangerous criminals from the UK and reduce the number of people brought back to the UK to face justice, warns a new report.
3rd September 2018
Parliament cost £551 million to run last year, a figure calculated for the first time in a new report by the Institute for Government.
21st June 2018
After the Prime Minister’s promise of more cash for the NHS, a new report from the Institute for Government calls for a parliamentary inquiry into how to raise this money now – and in the future.
10th June 2018
Deep political divisions over Brexit are creating a culture of extraordinary secrecy in Whitehall, finds a new report from the Institute for Government.

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