Publications

Lessons from 20 years of Scottish and Welsh government
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Published: 25th March 2019
Twenty years after devolution, Ministers in Scotland and Wales say they are ignored by the Government in Westminster, and this feeling has been heightened in the wake of the Brexit referendum, says a new report by the Institute for Government.
Authors: Akash Paun, Tess Kidney Bishop, Lucy Valsamidis, Alasdair de Costa
Making decisions on infrastructure
How to be a minister
Published: 18th July 2018
How can ministers responsible for infrastructure policy make better decisions?
What ministers do and how to do it well
Ministers Reflect
Published: 2nd March 2017
As ministers grapple with the huge challenges of Brexit and the domestic policy agenda, this report looks at how they can be effective in their jobs.
Authors: Nicola Hughes
Published: 22nd December 2016
12 lessons from former ministers on how to handle a crisis.
Authors: Nicola Hughes
Published: 22nd February 2016
Being an effective minister means balancing multiple roles and relationships. This briefing paper has been produced as part of the Ministers Reflect project.