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Smarter government

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government assesses the Commission for Smart Government’s ‘four

Updating the ministerial code

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at an overhaul of the rules

Beyond a 90-minute nation

This report from UK think tank British Future and the Centre for English Identity & Politics looks

The answers to Dominic Cummings’s critique

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government provides details on 10 essential reforms to

Final report: working group on unification referendums on the island of Ireland

This report from UK think tank the Constitution Unit is the final report of the Working Group

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By Clare McNeil; Carys Roberts; Charlotte Snelling

A new generation of young women is ready and willing to participate in politics. The UK general election in June…

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By Andreas Johansson Heino

The 2017 TIMBRO Authoritarian Populism Index is the only Europe-wide comprehensive study that aims to shed light on whether populism…

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By Various Authors

“It’s the economy, stupid”. Or is it? The mantra of Bill Clinton’s strategist James Carville has become something of an…

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By Alex Krasodomski-Jones

British society and its politics are increasingly influenced by social media – which presents both democratic opportunities and also practical…

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By Adam Corlett; Matthew Whittaker

While the deficit remains in place, it is heading back to the sort of level relative to the size of…

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By Matthew Elliott

Having written about the March 2017 Dutch election for the Legatum Institute, Matthew Elliott has now turned his attention to…

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By Giovanni Caccavello

Given a letter from the EPP, S&D, and ALDE party presidents to the European Parliament, the European Union will begin…

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By Matthew Elliott

2016 delivered two major political shocks to the West with profound global consequences: first the decision by British voters to…

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By Sophie Gaston

This report is the product of a pan-European project seeking to capture a snapshot of the ways in which a…

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By Alex Krasodomski-Jones

This report used data from 2,000 Twitter users who openly state their affiliation to a political party to explore the…

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