Lord McLoughlin reflects on his long experience of government, how the whips manage parliament and dealing with crises as transport secretary.
Public spending is often wasteful, with the government failing to set out clear spending intentions and taking decisions without clear information.
Richard Harrington reflects on his time as a joint minister across three departments and working with businesses to prepare for a no deal Brexit.
Jo Johnson reflects on his time as a minister under David Cameron and Theresa May.
Steve Brine was interviewed on 20 May 2019 for the Institute for Government’s Ministers Reflect project.
Ministers in Scotland and Wales say they are ignored by the Government in Westminster, and this feeling has been heightened in the wake of the Brexit.
Carwyn Jones reflects on leading minority and coalition governments in Wales and dealing with of Brexit and its impact on the constitution.
Kenny MacAskill reflects on deciding to release Abdelbaset al-Megrahi from prison, merging the Scottish police forces and preparing for the referendum
This report examines current practice in how business cases are used within government departments’ transformation teams.
Ieuan Wyn Jones reflects on leading Plaid Cymru into government for the first time.