Publications

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.
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
Published: 3rd May 2017
Five promises that all parties should include in their manifestos.
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polling cover thumbnail
Published: 19th September 2016
New Institute for Government polling shows more people believe politicians try to make government work well than they did in 2014.
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Spending Challenge cover
Published: 15th September 2016
What are the options for the Chancellor to cut spend & maintain quality public services? 
Authors: Julian McCrae
Published: 26th June 2016
The UK has voted to leave the European Union. The Institute for Government is looking at the political, parliamentary and constitutional implications for the country.  
Authors: Dr Hannah White , Robyn Munro
Published: 16th May 2016
This paper looks at the pressures the Government faces in Parliament, public services and spending. 
Lessons from other European countries
Published: 10th March 2016
In this report, we look at how seven national parliaments across Europe – from countries inside and outside the EU – scrutinise EU legislation.
Authors: Robyn Munro, Dr Hannah White , Louise Borjes
Published: 8th July 2015
Who can tell you what makes the difference between being a really effective member of a select committee and simply making up the numbers?
The impact of parliamentary committee inquiries on government
Published: 9th June 2015
The research in this report examines the relationship between select committee inquiries and their impact on government during the last parliament.

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