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This report from the UK think tank Demos looks at how better government procurement can build a

General election: access talks

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

New vision

This report from the UK think tank IEA looks at transforming the BBC into a subscriber-owned mutual.

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

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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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By Martin Wheatley; Bronwen Maddox; Tess Kidney Bishop

Brexit will make the next spending review harder than past years, warns a new report by the Institute for Government.…

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By Adam Tinson; Carla Ayrton; Issy Petrie

This report analyses changes in local authority spending on services relating to disadvantage in England between 2011/12 and 2016/17. The…

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By Sarah Timmis; Luke Heselwood; Eleonora Harwich

The report demonstrates the potential of data sharing to transform public service delivery and improve outcomes for citizens. It explores…

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By Peter Kenway; Issy Petrie

Councils in Northern Ireland are responsible for considerably less public spending than their counterparts in Wales or Scotland: only 4%,…

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By Rowena Crawford; George Stoye; Ben Zaranko

Recent years have seen substantial reductions in public spending on social care for older people in England. This has not…

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By David Phillips; Polly Simpson

This briefing note looks at how council spending on adult social care and other services changed between 2009-10 and 2017-18.

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