Publications

The scale and nature of contracting in the UK
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Published: 12th December 2018
One third of government’s spending is with contractors: last year, four departments spent more than half their budgets with external suppliers.
Published: 7th December 2018
How to reconcile the commitments in the Withdrawal Agreement with the sovereignty of Parliament.
UK-EU future economic partnership
Published: 22nd November 2018
The political declaration on the future UK-EU relationship offers the first concrete indication of what a trade deal might look like. But with lots of detail still to finalise, it also leaves significant room for manoeuvre.
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Oversight of the UK’s future relationship with the EU
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Published: 8th November 2018
The UK must say who will play the role of the European Commission after Brexit.
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Published: 25th October 2018
This report examines current practice in how business cases are used within government departments’ transformation teams.
Published: 19th October 2018
Forecasts of the economic impacts of Brexit focus on the long-term and do not provide a guide to the immediate disruption from ‘no deal’.
Published: 15th October 2018
Ministers should be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer in office.
Published: 10th October 2018
Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals.
Building partnerships between government departments and public bodies
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Published: 27th September 2018
This report summarises the findings from a second survey of public bodies.
Authors: Susanna Smith
Five things the UK Government should publish
Published: 21st September 2018
The UK has made a lot of progress on government data in recent years. But problems remain.

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