This study will examine government’s approach to clean air and how effectively it is tackling breaches of local air quality limits.
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This report will examine the redevelopment of the Weybridge animal health site.
This study will look at how the public sector measures and report on carbon emissions.
It is almost five years since HM Treasury introduced the requirement for a department’s Accounting Officer to personally review its major projects and programmes against four criteria – regularity, propriety, feasibility and value for money – and to publish a summary. These are known as Accounting Officer assessments. This review will look at: how well … Read more
This investigation will examine the exit of suppliers from the energy market
This investigation explores how the Department for Education uses evaluation to inform decision-making.
This study will assess whether the Department for Transport and Network Rail’s arrangements are set up to successfully deliver the Transpennine Route Upgrade.
This study will focus on the initial set up and early stages of development of the UK Infrastructure Bank.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is responsible for maximising participation in sport and physical activity. It is supported in this role by Sport England, an arm’s length body of DCMS, which aims to grow grassroots sport and help get more people active. During the past decade DCMS and Sport England’s approach has evolved through … Read more
This report will consider how well placed the Cabinet Office is to oversee and manage central government property effectively.
This study will consider whether government has an effective approach to supporting the development of workforce skills in England.
Fraud against both businesses and individuals is a serious and growing problem in the UK. The Home Office (the Department) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) are responsible for delivering many of the government’s objectives on combatting fraud. The Home Office is also developing a new Fraud Action Plan. This study will assess the effectiveness … Read more
This report will cover how later phases of the Covid-19 employment support schemes were implemented.
Electronic monitoring (‘tagging”) allows the police, courts, probation, and immigration services to monitor an offender’s location and compliance with court orders and take action as necessary. In 2017, we examined The new generation electronic monitoring programme. HM Prison & Probation Service recently decided to suspend development of a new IT system intended to allow bodies … Read more
This report will assess the progress of government’s Affordable Homes Programme.
This report will provide insight into some of the key operational issues for people managing services in government.
This report will examine progress in establishing Integrated Care Systems in England.
This insight product will help to demystify corporate finance for senior staff working with corporate finance specialists
This report will examine how BEIS is set up to achieve power sector decarbonisation while maintaining security of electricity supply.
Adolescents who are exposed to dangers such as substance abuse, criminality, and exploitation, both inside and outside the family, are at greater risk of adverse outcomes. These may include severe mental health difficulties, homelessness, physical or mental harm, periods of not being in education, employment or training, and contact with the criminal justice system. Addressing … Read more
This report will consider the performance of DWP’s Restart Scheme so far.
The BBC has an ambition of extracting more value from its online presence and sees accelerating digital as essential to its success. To achieve this, the BBC is undertaking a digital transformation. The BBC is also seeking to enhance its digital portfolio, which includes iPlayer, Sounds, News and Sports. Our report will assess whether … Read more
This report will examine HM Courts & Tribunals Service’s progress in implementing its court reform programme.