How universities, research councils and funding councils can better support policy engagement
Staff turnover is weakening the civil service
One third of government’s spending is with contractors: last year, four departments spent more than half their budgets with external suppliers.
Ministers should be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer in office.
This report summarises the findings from a second survey of public bodies.
How can ministers responsible for infrastructure policy make better decisions?
Governments are increasingly using behavioural insights to design, enhance and reassess their policies and services.
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?
A parliamentary inquiry is likely to be the best way to secure long-term funding for health and social care.