Publications

Managing the environment, agriculture and fisheries
Published: 9th April 2018
All four governments of the UK – Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Westminster – must go back to the drawing board to redefine their relationships.
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

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