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May’s hard Brexit: starting position or ultimate goal?
The British PM has set out her stall for EU exit talks, and she’s...
- Posted January 20, 2017
Ripples around the world: Brexit’s implications for Europe and beyond
The UK referendum vote to leave the EU will have consequences far beyond the...
- Posted January 4, 2017
Responding to the Brexit challenge: a round table debate
The UK’s civil servants are working hard to understand the likely impacts of Brexit,...
- Posted December 8, 2016
Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada: Exclusive Interview
Two years ago, Michael Wernick was contemplating retirement; now he’s Canada’s top official. Matt...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Why the British PM is pursuing a Brexit she doesn’t believe in: Analysis
It is becoming clear that the UK is heading for a ‘hard’ Brexit, leaving...
- Posted October 3, 2016
Margus Sarapuu, head of ‘Zero Bureaucracy’ task force, government of Estonia: Exclusive Interview
As the Estonian government’s director of strategy, Margus Sarapuu made it his mission to...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government: Exclusive Interview
As Brexit looms, the Scottish Government’s civil service chief must both deliver for her...
- Posted September 15, 2016
Lord O’Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, UK: Exclusive Interview
Ten weeks on from the UK’s EU referendum, former cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Rolf Alter, Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD: exclusive interview
Rolf Alter, who leads a 200-strong team at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
- Posted September 2, 2016
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Thai military relaxes its grip on power in new constitution
Thailand’s new constitution has received royal assent after nearly three years of military rule,...
- Posted April 19, 2017
Behavioural insights ‘have taken root’ in governments: OECD report
The use of ‘behavioural insight’ techniques in public policy is entering the mainstream, a...
- Posted April 12, 2017
UK Lords urge integration of health and social care to cope with ageing population
A proposed new department to integrate bringing together health and adult social care is...
- Posted April 6, 2017
IMF warns of threat to global stability from productivity slowdown
Policy makers worldwide must take urgent action to reverse a slowdown in global productivity...
- Posted April 5, 2017
UK defence officials keep making the same mistakes, says Iraq inquiry historian
The British government and armed forces consistently failed to learn from the errors made...
- Posted March 22, 2017