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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

False economies

This latest report from UK think tank the IEA looks at public health spending and, in particular,

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By Jonathan Dupont

The UK should become a global hub for ‘GovTech’, with digital technology offering the chance to transform the relationship between…

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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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