Working to make government more effective

James Wilson

Former research assistant

James was a research assistant working on the Institute’s devolution and Treasury projects. He has recently completed a PhD in History at Cambridge, investigating state-formation in Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Indonesia. Prior to this he worked at Camfed, a charity, researching topics including forced migration and its relationship to education in sub-Saharan Africa.

All work

15 OCT 2019 Report

No Deal Brexit and the Union

A no-deal Brexit would be highly controversial in all three devolved nations and increase risks to the Union itself. 

30 MAY 2019 Explainer

Local government

The local government system varies in many ways between the four nations of the UK. We explain the structure and political balance in each nation.