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Fixing social care

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Policy Studies looks at the fundamental choices for

How fit were public services for coronavirus?

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at how prepared services like the

Communities vs coronavirus: the rise of mutual aid

This latest report from UK think tank NLGN looks at the impact of Mutual Aid groups during

Government outsourcing: when and how to bring public services back into government hands

This latest report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at when government should consider

Inside the black box

This latest report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the UK's public finances post coronavirus. In

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By Peter Kenway; Carla Ayrton

Neighbourhood services have been cut on average by 17% since 2010/11, though the variation between councils is substantial. This report…

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By Andrew Harrop

The Fiscal Alternative is the final report of a six-month project, Public Finance Choices for the Left, and presents recommendations to…

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By Various Authors

In the IFS 2018 Green Budget, we discuss some of the issues confronting the Chancellor as he prepares for his…

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By Benoit Guerin; Julian McCrae; Marcus Shepheard

Ministers should be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer…

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By Various Authors

Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals. Where government can get people to pay directly for…

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By Various Authors

Now in its seventh year, Reform and Deloitte’s The State of the State reflects on the most pressing public sector…

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By Daniel El-Gamry; twitLuke Heselwood

The report assesses the progress of HMRC in its attempt to adopt Smarter Working principles. Smarter Working is an approach…

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By Susanna Smith

The Code of Good Practice for partnerships between government departments and public (arm's-length) bodies was published by the Cabinet Office…

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By Gavin Freeguard

High-quality government data is important for both government effectiveness, and for holding it to account. The UK has made a…

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