Working to make government more effective

Mark O'Brien

Research Assistant

Mark was a research assistant working on the Institute’s government outsourcing and Ministers Reflect projects. He graduated from Cambridge University with a BA in Philosophy, and has previously co-authored student policy papers on NHS reform and tackling political short-termism in UK decision making.

Mark was also instrumental in establishing the Secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Future Generations.

All work

10 MAY 2023 Interview

George Eustice

George Eustice reflects on his time in the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

17 SEP 2019 Explainer

Hung parliaments

A hung parliament occurs when no party holds a majority of seats in the House of Commons.