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UK's leading independent charity & think tank promoting more effective UK government.
 Joined October 2016    www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk
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The Institute for Government, the Constitution Unit, the FDA, Transparency International-UK and Spotlight on Corruption have published an open letter calling on the prime minister to appoint a new independent adviser with the power to initiate their own investigations and to implement the other recommendations from the Committee on Standards in Public Life. These changes would not infringe on...
MPs and ministers must do more to protect and bolster the checks and balances that uphold the UK constitution – or risk damaging public trust in the governance of the UK and core democratic principles, says a new paper by the Institute for Government and Cambridge University’s Bennett Institute.  
The Institute for Government is delighted to announce that its new director will be Dr Hannah White OBE.
Liz Truss should reset parliament’s lacklustre arrangements for post-Brexit scrutiny – and if she won’t then senior parliamentarians should pressurise government into making vital changes, says a new Institute for Government report.
Statement from Dr Hannah White on Queen Elizabeth II.
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...
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