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  1. National Space Strategy and the UK Space Agency

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    The National Space Strategy aims to make the UK one of the world’s most attractive and innovative space economies. This report will provide an evaluation of the UK Space Agency’s work to deliver the NSS.

  2. The Farming and Countryside Programme

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    This study will look at the Farming and Countryside Programme. This is government’s approach to farming and the countryside in England following Brexit.

  3. Homelessness

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Homelessness in all forms is increasing. This report will examine how DLUHC is working with other departments and local authorities to tackle homelessness.

  4. Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS)

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Government aims to have Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage plants capturing and storing 20 to 30 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually by 2030. Our upcoming report will see if that’s on track.

  5. Lessons learned: government compensation schemes

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    We are conducting a thematic review of government compensation schemes for citizens who have suffered harm, hardship and distress from failures by public bodies.

  6. HS2: update following cancellation of Phase 2

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Following the announced changes to HS2, this report will examine how DfT and HS2 Ltd are approaching their management of costs and benefits on key areas of the programme.

  7. Efficiency in government procurement of common goods and services

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Background HM Treasury’s public spending statistics show spending on public sector procurement was £379 billion in 2021/22 across the UK. This figure includes the procurement of goods and services by one public sector body from another. The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) plays an important role helping central government and other organisations across the public and […]

  8. The condition and maintenance of local roads in England

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    This study will examine the condition of local roads in England and the Department for Transport’s approach to funding their maintenance. An industry survey estimated the one-time catch-up cost to clear the backlog of maintenance issues in England would cost £12.1 billion and take 11 years to complete.

  9. Government grants: lessons learned

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Grants are one of government’s main funding mechanisms. We will assess how effective government is at delivering grant programmes.

  10. Military support to Ukraine

    Work in progress

    Autumn 2024

    We will provide a record of the UK’s contributions to the Ukrainian war effort, to allow parliamentary scrutiny of the MoD’s approach.

  11. Progress in preventing cardiovascular disease

    Work in progress

    Autumn 2024

    The study will examine how effectively government is identifying, preventing and mitigating the impact of cardiovascular disease on people and the economy.