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Response to the Scottish Parliament call for views on funding of EU competences

A response to the consultation from the Finance and Constitution Committee of the Scottish Parliament concerning the

Accountability in modern government: what are the issues?

Accountability in Modern Government: What are the Issues? shows how weak accountability increases the risk of failure

Wolves in sheep’s clothing

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have

Gender-smart procurement

Through the use of policy and spending levers, governments can play four primary roles in encouraging procurement

Public versus private

How infrastructure projects are financed – whether the public sector or the private sector raises the money

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By Nicolo Bird; David Phillips

A response to the consultation from the Finance and Constitution Committee of the Scottish Parliament concerning the funding of devolved…

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By Benoit Guerin; Julian McCrae; Marcus Shepheard

Accountability in Modern Government: What are the Issues? shows how weak accountability increases the risk of failure of public services…

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By Emma Webb

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have been in the…

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By Susan Harris Rimmer

Through the use of policy and spending levers, governments can play four primary roles in encouraging procurement from enterprises owned…

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By Nick Davies, Graham Atkins; Tess Kidney Bishop

How infrastructure projects are financed – whether the public sector or the private sector raises the money for the upfront…

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By Various Authors

This discussion paper argues that industrial strategy should become a central pillar of economic policy. Given the UK economy’s deep…

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By Nicholas Finney

Strikes in the essential services are banned in most major Western economies – but not in the UK. With co-ordinated…

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By Denis James

With the right oversight and a balanced approach, defence engagement can help to deliver prosperity and increase private-sector involvement in…

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By Paul Swinney; Gabriele Piazza

This briefing looks at the impact of two notable cases of high-skilled publicly-funded jobs that have been moved out of…

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