This guest paper from experienced former civil servant Tim Leunig puts forward a proposal for a more cohesive and considered way for prime ministers to appoint their cabinet.
19 JUL 2019 Report
MPs with ambitions of being put in charge of a department must prepare, plan and set priorities now if they want to make an impact.
02 AUG 2023 Podcast
Former ministers George Eustice, Jim Murphy, Andrea Leadsom and Estelle Morris tell us what happens on the first day in post.
24 JAN 2020 Report
Boris Johnson should keep his ministers in place – excessive turnover means they never get properly on top of their brief.
11 AUG 2023 Podcast
Justine Greening, Andrea Leadsom and George Eustice share their tips for new ministers for managing the demands on their time.