Publications

Making decisions on infrastructure
How to be a minister
Published: 18th July 2018
How can ministers responsible for infrastructure policy make better decisions?
Using behavioural science to improve how governments make decisions
Behavioural Government cover
Published: 11th July 2018
Governments are increasingly using behavioural insights to design, enhance and reassess their policies and services.
Authors: Michael Hallsworth, Mark Egan, Jill Rutter, Julian McCrae
Published: 22nd June 2018
Why has reforming working-age social security proved so hard? What lessons can be learnt for future reform from what has worked – and what has not worked so well – in the past? 
Authors: Nicholas Timmins, Paul Gray
Published: 21st June 2018
A parliamentary inquiry is likely to be the best way to secure long-term funding for health and social care.
Authors: Nick Davies, Lucy Campbell, Chris McNulty
Published: 10th June 2018
Political divisions over Brexit are creating a culture of secrecy in Whitehall.
Published: 5th June 2018
Government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy.
Published: 5th June 2018
The UK Government must propose its own version of the Irish border “backstop” in order for Brexit negotiations to proceed.
The first five years of NHS England
The World’s Biggest Quango cover
Published: 24th May 2018
The creation of NHS England has failed to take the politics out of healthcare provision in England.
A discussion paper
Cover of accountability discussion paper
Published: 23rd April 2018
The UK’s system of accountability isn’t keeping up with the realities of modern government.
Parliament's consideration of the withdrawal deal and future framework
Published: 16th April 2018
Parliament’s ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit deal will be more than a yes-or-no choice.

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