I know from experience that you have to work with, not against, the civil service. Cummings’s Whitehall revolution will end in disaster
Raffaello Pantucci / July 7, 2020
Ideologies have fragmented and dangers become more difficult to track
How to design a sustainable post-pandemic settlement for the nation’s favourite institution?
The state faces its greatest challenges since the war. The last thing we need is endless carping from No 10 about our excellent civil service
Michael Heseltine / July 3, 2020
I led regeneration projects and know how to empower communities. It is deeply regrettable that the government seems so distracted from a true "levelling up" agenda
Mark Sedwill’s successor will be tasked, ultimately, with sustaining the institutions of our democracy
Targeting disillusioned Corbynistas is no way back to relevance
Annabel Turpin and Gavin Barlow / June 30, 2020
Between 1935 and 1943, FDR's Federal Art Project provided precious employment for thousands of artists across America. We need a similar programme today in the UK to ensure the creative...
Charlotte Powell / June 30, 2020
It could create opportunities to improve both British aid and diplomacy if done properly
Trial by jury is “the lamp that shows that freedom lives.” But what happens when freedom is sacrificed?