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General election: access talks

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government provides advice on access talks between

Everyday socialism

This report from the UK think tank Fabian Society looks at how to rebuild Britain. Good jobs,

The Treasury’s responsibility for the results of public spending

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at the Treasury's role in

Government outsourcing

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at what has worked and

The ‘make do and mend’ health service

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at solving the NHS’ capital crisis. The NHS

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This report uses the new Longitudinal Educational Outcomes (LEO) administrative dataset to provide the latest estimates of the impact of…

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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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