Working to make government more effective

Alice Lilly

Senior Researcher

Alice is a senior researcher. As part of the IfG Academy team, which helps those in government to be effective and those outside it to understand it better, she delivers workshops for academics and others seeking to better work with government. 

Alice also runs much of the Institute’s day-to-day work on the UK Parliament and is a regular expert commentator on parliamentary procedure and practice on radio and television. 

Prior to joining the Institute, she began her career in academia, writing a PhD on the history of anti-poverty policy in the US and UK in the 1990s.  

All work

24 MAY 2024 Explainer

Dissolution of parliament

Dissolution is the formal term for the end of a parliament. It occurs ahead of a general election for a new parliament.

01 MAR 2024 Explainer

MPs' security

Increasing levels of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia have seen a rise in threats made to MPs. So what security do they receive and how is this funded?