In this report, we look at how seven national parliaments across Europe – from countries inside and outside the EU – scrutinise EU legislation.
This slideshow presents the results of recent Institute research on government engagement with business.
Being an effective minister means balancing multiple roles and relationships. This briefing paper has been produced as part of the Ministers Reflect project.
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.
UK governments of different types have attempted to create new forms of subnational democracy and to decentralise power for the past two decades. However, by international standards, political control – within England at least – remains highly centralised.
This interactive timeline shows the key national attempts to join up public services at a local level from 1997 to 2015.
If government can engage citizens more effectively, it can secure more effective and less divisive outcomes. Four drivers for change make it vital to involve citizens in decisions:
Whitehall Monitor aims to chart government – literally. We analyse and visualise numbers from and about government – on everything from staff numbers to public perceptions.
It is not obvious that the 2015 Spending Review will allow the Government to, in the Chancellor’s words, ‘deliver more with less’, but it is certainly clear that it intends to manage with less. This report considers the changes that the Government must make if it is to keep its policy promises while also reducing the deficit.
This early discussion paper synthesises the existing literature on the barriers to joining up public services around local, citizen needs and insights on how to tackle them.