Working to make government more effective

Erenie Mullens-Burgess

Former research assistant

Erenie was a research assistant working on the Institute's civil service project. She graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2017 with a degree in History. She previously worked in the education and charity sectors, most recently managing a small educational charity.

All work

29 JAN 2021 Explainer

Hotel quarantine

Hotel quarantine for new arrivals has been introduced to “reduce the risk of a new strain of the virus entering the UK”.

22 JAN 2021 Explainer

Civil Service Code

The Civil Service Code outlines the values and standards of behaviour that civil servants are expected to follow.

21 JAN 2021 Analysis paper

Whitehall Monitor 2021

Whitehall Monitor 2021 reveals the way the pandemic has changed how the government takes decisions, spends money and makes policy.

21 SEP 2020 Explainer

Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office forms part of the centre of government, alongside 10 Downing Street and the Treasury. But what does it do?

01 SEP 2020 Report

Decision making in a crisis

This report examines decisions made in three areas: economic support, Covid-19 testing and the lockdown.

07 JUL 2020 Explainer

National security adviser

The national security adviser is the central co-ordinator and adviser to the prime minister and cabinet on security, intelligence, defence, and some f

26 JUN 2020 Explainer

Cabinet secretary

The cabinet secretary is the most senior civil service adviser to the prime minister and cabinet.

09 AUG 2018 Explainer

Age of the civil service

The age of the civil service can have consequences on the skills available to the civil service.