Parliament and the political process - Project Archive

Updated: Aug 2018
From September 2012 to December 2013 the Institute for Government ran a programme of work on the issue of accountability in central government.
Updated: Feb 2018
The Institute for Government is conducting a research project examining the current system of scrutiny of the European Union by the UK Parliament.
Updated: Sep 2017
Updated: Sep 2017
No matter which party or parties take power after the next election, all will rely in part upon policy development work that will take place over the next year.
Updated: Sep 2017
The Institute for Government research into the renewal challenges faced by the UK Coalition, and into lessons from coalitions elsewhere.
Updated: Sep 2017
The way political parties select candidates affects the diversity and experience of parliamentarians and the government. We are looking at how innovative forms of selection might encourage broader participation.
Updated: Sep 2017
May 2010 was one of the most dramatic UK general elections in recent decades. How effectively was the transition to a new government handled, and what lessons should be learnt for the next change of government?
Updated: Sep 2017
In May 2011 we published 'One Year On: The first year of coalition government'. The report assesses the first year of the Coalition, identifies lessons learnt, and identifies the major challenges on the horizon.
Updated: Sep 2017
Changing how public services are held to account is a key objective of the coalition's approach to government. We aim to analyse how the different aspects of accountability could work, and highlight unforeseen hurdles.