Publications

Five things the UK Government should publish
Published: 21st September 2018
The UK has made a lot of progress on government data in recent years. But problems remain.
Published: 3rd September 2018
How Parliament has spent its time and taxpayers’ money in the year from the 2017 State Opening of Parliament.
Authors: Dr Alice Lilly , Dr Hannah White , Jenny Haigh
The General Election, Brexit and beyond
Cover image Whitehall Monitor 2018
Published: 25th January 2018
The turnover of ministers is impeding the Government's progress on Brexit, major projects and the challenges for public services. 
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Lucy Campbell, Aron Cheung, Dr Alice Lilly , Charlotte Baker
The civil service as it faces Brexit
Whitehall monitor cover
Published: 26th January 2017
The Government is trying to do too much as it prepares for Brexit, according to our analysis.
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Robert Adam, Dr Emily Andrews , Adam Boon
The Coalition in 163 charts
Published: 19th November 2015
Whitehall Monitor aims to chart government – literally. We analyse and visualise numbers from and about government – on everything from staff numbers to public perceptions.
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Dr Emily Andrews , Dan Devine, Robyn Munro, Joe Randall
How governments measured their impact, 2014-15
Published: 2nd April 2015
In this special Whitehall Monitor report, we look at one element of the Coalition’s performance measurement regime: impact indicators.
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Robyn Munro, Dr Emily Andrews
A data-driven analysis of the size, shape and performance of Whitehall
Published: 18th November 2014
The Whitehall Monitor 2014 aims to chart government – using data to analyse the size, shape and performance of Whitehall and present it in an understandable, compelling and useful way.
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Petr Bouchal, Robyn Munro, Caragh Nimmo, Julian McCrae
Whitehall Monitor with Spend Network
Published: 26th June 2014
This report looks at government spending with private service providers. 
Authors: Gavin Freeguard, Ian Makgill
Annual commentary and analysis on the size, shape and performance of Whitehall
Published: 29th August 2013
This report aims to build a systematic framework for thinking about the effectiveness of Whitehall. It focuses on the three elements needed to judge effectiveness: the resources Whitehall has available to it (inputs), what it does with them (outputs) and whether it achieves its...
Authors: Justine Stephen, Petr Bouchal, David Bull