Publications

How to get better private finance deals for infrastructure
Published: 17th January 2018
Ministers are hampering progress towards their own objective of increasing private investment in UK infrastructure at a good price.
Published: 12th December 2017
Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years. However, the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
How to design an infrastructure strategy
Published: 1st December 2017
The Government should create a new commission to involve local people in major infrastructure projects.
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
tax cover
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.

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