2016 was a politically tumultuous year. A new Prime Minister, Theresa May, succeeded David Cameron following the referendum decision to leave the European Union. The civil service has continued with the business of government with fewer staff and less money, and is preparing for the challenges of Brexit.
Whitehall Monitor is the Institute for Government’s data journalism project. We visualise and analyse data published by and about government to build up a picture (literally) of the size, shape and performance of government in the UK. We publish an annual report, regular blogposts and occasional special reports, and live-blogging government reshuffles. The aim to improve the way government uses and publishes data, and to provide a rich resource for analysis of how government is performing.
Whitehall Monitor 2017 looks at the size, shape and performance of Whitehall as it prepares for Brexit.
The Whitehall Monitor team publishes blogposts analysing government data as and when it is published.