The government must commit to ringfencing the £45m needed to fund its promised reform of senior civil service pay or risk undermining job satisfaction
Passing the legislation flagged in the Queen’s Speech will move many manifesto commitments from the government's ‘to do’ to the ‘done’ list
The government is yet to deliver around half of its 2019 manifesto promises – and many of those it has made progress on are the ‘easy wins’.
The chancellor may live to regret putting politics first in his choice of location for the new Treasury office
The views of the public and the chancellor’s colleagues are more likely to bind his hands on pensions and tax than the letter of the manifesto
Ministers should not give the impression that relocation alone will transform decision making
The gaps and challenges the government must answer if it wants its quarantine system to be a success.
Hotel quarantine for new arrivals has been introduced to “reduce the risk of a new strain of the virus entering the UK”.
Restricting quarantine to a few high-risk countries won’t stop new variants entering the country and will still be costly and disruptive
Lessons from the latest proposed policy import from Australia must not be lost in translation, Sarah Nickson argues