Publications

How to pick the best infrastructure finance option
public-private COVER
Published: 17th November 2017
Why a bias towards private infrastructure finance exists in government, and how this can be addressed.
CBA infrastructure cover
Published: 20th September 2017
Government must get better at valuing the costs and benefits of infrastructure.
Conclusions from six UK case studies
Published: 29th June 2017
Weak processes are leading to the wrong projects and contested decisions, wasting government time and taxpayer's money.
Why Britain is so prone to policy reinvention, and what can be done about it
All Change
Published: 14th March 2017
Why policy reinvention leads to huge waste and little progress.
Authors: Emma Norris, Robert Adam
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Published: 16th January 2017
The Government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions.
Authors: Jill Rutter, Bill Dodwell, Paul Johnson, George Crozier, John Cullinane, Dr Alice Lilly, Euan McCarthy
Tackling long-term challenges in government
Published: 14th December 2016
Getting government focused on delivering long-term change
Authors: Oliver Ilott, Emma Norris, Joe Randall, Alex Bleasdale
Universal Credit: From disaster to recovery?
Published: 6th September 2016
An in-depth examination of the ambitious government project to simplify the welfare system.
Published: 6th September 2016
Universal Credit: From disaster to recovery looked at the failure and potential recovery of Universal Credit. In this separate commentary, we look at the wider lessons for government projects.
Insights on dealing with failure and turnaround from four critical areas of public service delivery
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Published: 27th July 2016
Analysing the experiences of four different organisations that endured serious failures, but managed to successfully return to providing good services for citizens.
Authors: Chris Wajzer , Oliver Ilott, William Lord, Emma Norris
Published: 1st July 2016
Since Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the focus has been on the economic impact and the ensuing political turmoil. But a series of major government projects, urgent decisions and on-going policy priorities have been thrown into uncertainty.
Authors: Emma Norris

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