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Don’t breathe in

This report from the UK think tank ResPublica is a review of research, policy, and practice on

Creating and dismantling government departments

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at how to handle machinery

Ethical care

This report from the UK think tank IPPR proposes a bold reform agenda for adult social care. With

Performance Tracker 2019

This report from the UK think tank Institute for Government provides a data-driven analysis of the performance of

Hitting the poorest worst?

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at how public health cuts have been experienced

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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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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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