Working to make government more effective

Aron Cheung

Senior Researcher

Aron worked on Whitehall Monitor, our data-driven analysis of the size, shape and performance of government, and previously worked on issues relating to both fiscal devolution and the impact of parliamentary committees.

He graduated from the University of Oxford in 2013 with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (BA) and, prior to joining the Institute in 2016, worked in a number of analytical and project-based roles.

All work

26 FEB 2021 Report

Funding devolution

Since March 2020 an extra £19 billion has been sent from the UK Treasury to the three devolved nations to tackle Covid.

25 NOV 2020 Explainer

Barnett formula

The Barnett formula is used by the UK Treasury to calculate the annual block grants for the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish governments.

01 MAY 2019 Report

Devolution at 20

A comprehensive analysis of how devolution has worked in the UK.

11 DEC 2018 Report

Government procurement

One third of government’s spending is with contractors: last year, four departments spent more than half their budgets with external suppliers.