Publications

How confidence and supply agreements between minority governments and smaller parties work
Cover IfG Insight Confidence and Supply
Published: 9th June 2017
How can minority government be made to work effectively?
Authors: Akash Paun, Ashley Hibben
Tests for the West: Devolution to the West of England cover
Published: 25th May 2017
A look at the opportunities and challenges of devolution in the West of England. 
Devolution to Yorkshire
Published: 3rd May 2017
A look at what may come next for devolution in Yorkshire.
Published: 27th February 2017
A look at devolution initiatives in the East of England, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough deal and the challenges ahead.
Published: 23rd February 2017
The situation in Northern Ireland following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
NE regional map
Published: 22nd December 2016
This briefing note discusses the future of devolution in NE England.
Authors: Akash Paun
How the UK and devolved governments should work together on leaving the EU
Four-nation Brexit cover
Published: 24th October 2016
The UK and devolved governments should work together on leaving the EU.
Authors: Akash Paun, George Miller
Evidence sharing and learning between the UK’s four governments
Published: 3rd February 2016
In October 2015, the Alliance for Useful Evidence and Institute for Government held a joint roundtable event in Cardiff, exploring opportunities for evidence exchange and policy learning between the UK and devolved governments.
Authors: Akash Paun, Jill Rutter, Anna Nicholl
How to form and sustain a government after another hung parliament
Published: 30th March 2015
The UK once had a highly majoritarian political system, with power alternating between two dominant parties. The vote share of the two large parties has declined dramatically – 35% is now regarded as a winning rather than a losing vote share.
Authors: Akash Paun
How the four governments of the UK co-operate, negotiate and compete
Published: 19th February 2015
Our major study of devolution in the UK has focused on how to provide effective government in the context of an increasingly complex and fluid constitutional settlement.
Authors: Akash Paun, Robyn Munro

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