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The government needs to tackle incoherent policy making if it is to meet its net zero target, argues a new Institute for Government report.
England’s most deprived areas were hit by the largest local authority spending cuts during a decade of austerity, according to new Institute for Government research.    
The Director of the Institute, Bronwen Maddox, has informed the Governing Body that she has accepted a position as Director of Chatham House, in order to pursue her life-long interest in foreign policy and will be leaving the Institute on 31 July 2022. We understand her reasons for doing so, and wish her well in her new job. She has run the Institute extremely effectively, and greatly enhanced...
The government’s 12 levelling up ‘missions’ – targets to be achieved by 2030 across a range of policy areas from crime to health to housing – will not reduce regional inequality, says a new Institute for Government paper.  
By setting high expectations for post-Brexit agricultural support, the government risks its ambitious reforms being seen as a failure by some (if not all) of farmers, environmentalists, taxpayers and consumers, argues a new Institute for Government report.
A decade since Michael Gove passed legislation allowing all schools to convert to academy status, a new Institute for Government report sets out a programme of reform to build a coherent all-academy system.
Major reform is needed for government to respond to crises like the pandemic while simultaneously delivering long-term policy goals, says the Institute for Government’s annual report into the size, shape and workings of government.  
The government’s response to the energy price crisis right will be critical to preserving political and public support for net zero policies.
A new Institute for Government report has found that over half (55%) of the Conservative government’s manifesto pledges are completed or on track – but 41 pledges are at risk of failure or have been delayed, suspended or abandoned.
A new Institute for Government report has found that over half (55%) of the Conservative government’s manifesto pledges are completed or on track – but 41 pledges are at risk of failure or have been delayed, suspended or abandoned.
The government must commit to ringfencing the £45m needed to fund its promised reform of senior civil service pay or risk undermining job satisfaction and performance, says a new Institute for Government report.
The government must drop its dismissive approach to scrutiny as parliament returns to in-person sittings, says a new report by the Institute for Government.
The government's failure – indeed refusal – to make contingency plans for schools and exams in the summer of 2020 is the most “unforgiveable aspect” of its handling of education during the coronavirus pandemic, says a new report by the Institute for Government.  
A new Institute for Government paper warns that the UK government’s post-Brexit UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) – replacing EU ‘structural funds’, to be launched in April 2022 – risks damaging trust between the UK and devolved administrations and undermining the UK government’s key objective of binding the four nations of the UK closer together.
Matt Hancock’s resignation – and Gina Coladangelo’s role as a departmental non-executive director (NED) – has exposed the growing need to clarify rules and improve transparency around the appointment and conduct of NEDs, says a new Institute or Government paper. NEDs are expected to provide “robust scrutiny and challenge on departmental progress”. They chair departments’ audit...
A new Institute for Government report says the government is badly off course to deliver on its promise of a “green recovery” and calls on Rishi Sunak to better align his Covid economic recovery plans with the government’s net zero target.
The Ministerial Code is not working, is being undermined by the prime minister and requires urgent reform, says a new paper by the Institute for Government. Published today, Updating the Ministerial Code argues that Boris Johnson should fundamentally overhaul the rules which govern the standards of behaviour to which ministers are expected to adhere.
A new approach to the UK internal market is needed to avoid a collision course between the UK government and the devolved nations which could erode support for the union, says a new Institute for Government report.
Government targets in public services may do more harm than good, warns a new paper from the Institute for Government.
The government’s proposed rail reforms lack sufficient detail to guarantee success, warns a new short paper from the Institute for Government.
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