The Treasury's Covid approach contributed to "tug of war" in government.
The government has failed to learn from the Covid pandemic: the new administration must take action to ensure the UK is better prepared next time.
A weak and fragmented global response risks extending and worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.
Neil Ferguson discussed the lessons he has learned about advising government and the role of scientific modelling in informing decision making.
IfG experts will be regularly posting in this live blog to track and react to the key developments of the second module of the Covid inquiry.
What is the Covid-19 inquiry? What powers does it have? What is its purpose and scope?
Boris Johnson should establish his promised public inquiry into the government’s handling of coronavirus in May.
The former chancellor appeared at the Covid Inquiry this week to defend his record in the years leading up to the pandemic.
The likelihood is that the court will say the chair should be the one to decide how she goes about the inquiry, and what material she needs to see.
The Covid inquiry chair must take control of her work by agreeing the terms of reference and focusing on the most important government decisions
Rishi Sunak’s Job Support Scheme fixes deficiencies with his previous post-furlough scheme plan but will almost certainly waste taxpayers’ money by pr
Debt incurred should be pursued – no matter if the loan was agreed during a crisis.
This explainer lays out the main economic support schemes provided by the UK government during the pandemic, how much they cost and who benefited.
10 lessons that government should learn from its handling of the Covid crisis.
Ministers must improve the way they use and communicate science advice or risk repeating mistakes made during the coronavirus crisis.
Failures in planning and funding cuts meant public services were not well prepared to handle the coronavirus crisis.
The government's failure to make contingency plans for schools is the most “unforgiveable aspect” of its handling of education during Covid.
With exams returning in 2022, the Department for Education and Ofqual face difficult decisions about grading, fairness and restoring confidence in the
Public services won’t have returned to pre-pandemic performance by the next election.
Emily Walch, former SpAd to Vince Cable, Matt Warman and Henry Zeffman from The Times joined us to discuss the use of WhatsApp in government.
Alex Chisholm and Dame Meg Hillier MP discussed the Chair of the PAC’s Annual Report.
This event discussed the findings of a new IfG report on how the Treasury designed and implemented economic support schemes during Covid.
Sir Patrick looked back at this time as Government Chief Scientific Adviser and ahead to some of the science-related challenges facing government.