Analysis & Opinion
Despite its relatively compact proportions, No. 10 Downing Street packs a hefty historical punch. Sue Cameron peruses the pages of researcher-in-residence Jack Brown’s new book
Officials who fear change should be wary, writes Andrew Greenway, while Andrew Kakabadse warns...
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Dominic Cummings is sending signals out across government about how he plans to operate. But even the most high-profile special advisers have no real power – they only speak with the authority of their political bosses.
The leak of the Cabinet Office’s Operation Yellowhammer contingency planning shows how much government is working on mitigating the risks it can predict from a no-deal Brexit. But the government cannot prepare for things it doesn’t know will happen
Damascene conversions on civil service brilliance should be backed with proper recognition and reward, says Prospect deputy general secretary
Martin Stanley highlights some publications that could help get ideas flowing
Policy think tanks have become important in the development of policy in a relatively short space of time. Colin Talbot and Carole Talbot ask if this a good thing
Former civil servant Steve O'Neil takes a fresh look at the appliance of science at the heart of government
John Manzoni highlights the progress being made on the use of data as an asset to counter fraud, and invites civil servants and all interested sectors to share and contribute to a government thought paper on how to do more
In China, a bold approach to working with the private sector is having a huge impact which has put it at the forefront of digital government, says Joshua Chambers
The only certainty in the Conservative leadership race is that some civil servants will get a new boss, says the Institute for Government’s Tim Durrant
To successfully handle new post-Brexit powers, public bodies across the UK will need to build on ways they already work together – and manage divergence – across the nations
Trump's petulant and quasi-hysterical reaction has served only to prove the Darroch hypothesis
Taking a stand for civil service impartiality is more important now than at any time in the past 100 years