Press releases

15th December 2016
New research argues that Theresa May must act now if she wants to address inequality and make good on her promise of creating a “country that works for everyone”.
13th December 2016
New research by the Institute finds that there are signs of progress in Whitehall but the civil service urgently needs to be told how to prepare for negotiations and life outside the EU.
7th December 2016
Dr Hannah White, Director of Research, says: "The Government says it will produce a plan before triggering Article 50. The details of this plan are as yet unclear.
23rd November 2016
Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government, said:
21st October 2016
As the heads of the devolved nations, including Nicola Sturgeon, meet Theresa May in Downing Street to discuss the
17th October 2016
Scrutiny of Brexit is off to a shaky start, according to a new paper from the Institute for Government (IfG).
3rd October 2016
Ahead of his first major speech as Chancellor at the Conservative Party Conference, Phillip Hammond is being urged to overhaul the way tax policy is made in the UK.
27th September 2016
Brexit planning could cost the Government £65 million a year and mean hiring at least 500 new civil servants – meanwhile valuable time and energy is being wasted on political squabbles and turf war
16th September 2016
The months since the UK voted to leave the European Union have raised challenging questions about the nature of government, the leaders we want, and our faith in experts in a ‘post-truth’ age.
13th September 2016
Brexit presents a range of challenges for the country, but a new paper finds the public is more likely now to believe that politicians will prioritise running government effectively.