Publications

2010 Interim Report
Published: 16th June 2010
The Institute for Government's interim 2010 report on the Ministry of Justice's 'Transforming Justice' programme.
Authors: Institute for Government, Tom Gash, Julian McCrae
Published: 1st June 2010
This is a brief guide to help special advisers get to grips with their role.
Authors: Institute for Government
Thoughts for Secretaries of State taking over a Department
Published: 1st June 2010
This Institute for Government publication offers options to help secretaries of state to manage the major challenges they face.
Authors: Institute for Government
A guide to machinery of government changes
Published: 12th May 2010
The Institute for Government (IfG) has published a report on Whitehall machinery of government changes, which contains recommendations for the new government.
Authors: Prof Patrick Dunleavy, Anne White
Influencing behaviour through public policy
Published: 2nd March 2010
New insights from science and behaviour change could lead to significantly improved outcomes, and at a lower cost, than the way many conventional policy tools are used. MINDSPACE explores how behaviour change theory can help meet current policy challenges, such as how to:
Authors: , Dr David Halpern , Dominic King, Ivo Vlaev
Published: 1st February 2010
A free media has long been regarded as the cornerstone of effective democracy.
Authors: Jill Rutter
A Whitehall for the future
Published: 18th January 2010
The Institute for Government carried out a year-long study to examine whether the centre is ready to face the challenges of the future.
Authors: Simon Parker, Akash Paun, Jonathan McClory, Kate Blatchford
How to improve government's use of IT
Published: 2nd December 2009
The report examined whether the centre of government is able to ensure that IT enables government to meet its objectives effectively and efficiently.
Authors: Michael Hallsworth, Gareth Nellis, Mike Brass
A guide to action
Published: 1st December 2009
This briefing note sets out key information for the politicians and officials involved in tackling the UK’s current fiscal situation.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Jerrett Myers, Katrin Glatzel
Hung parliaments and the challenges for Westminster and Whitehall
Published: 1st December 2009
Westminster perceives minority government as weak, unstable, incoherent and short term in its approach to policy.
Authors: Professor Robert Hazell CBE, Akash Paun, Mark Chalmers, Ben Yong, Dr Catherine Haddon

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