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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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By Karen Barker; Carla Ayrton; Issy Petrie; Adam Tinson

This is a qualitative piece of research examining how policy and practice at local authority level contributes to and could…

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By Tom Sasse; Dr Catherine Haddon

This report sets out how government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy. Policy…

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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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