The relational democratic state

The chapters by Tess Lanning and Geoff Mulgan in this new IPPR collection are relevant to how public involvement in Government could change. Here’s a snippet: All of these experiments [in public participation in policy] are attempts to embody the broader shift of government from standing over people, through providing things to people, to working […]

Welcome to the Thinktank Roundup

Welcome to the Talk Issues ‘Thinktank Roundup’ – your one-stop review of all the best publications, research, commentary and events from leading UK think tanks. Not surprisingly two themes dominate the output this week – the arrival of the UK’s first coalition government in 60+ years and the implications of the coming fiscal contraction. Reports, Publications & […]