Reform blog (page 2 of 8)

Welcome to the new Reform blog. This section includes articles by the Reform team as well as by guest authors. Some of these pieces are written following our events, setting out the details of the discussion and the policy implications while respecting the Chatham House Rule when it applies. Many of these pieces are about our research reports, both published and forthcoming, and some provide comment on important national events, such as the Budget. We hope you find them interesting and informative. 

Andrew Haldenby


Civil service reform in action

by ZoeHoward on 28 April 2014

 Blog by Katy Sawyer on success in civil service reform from the PAC report on managing the prison estate

The future of workplace pensions

by KimberleyTrewhitt on 22 November 2013

A blog by Dr Patrick Nolan, Chief Economist at Reform, following an event on the theme "The future of workplace pensions", led by Dr Gregg McClymont MP, Shadow Pensions Minister.

Fanning the flames of fire service reform

by ThomasCawston on 29 October 2013

Blog by Rosie Olliver on fire and rescue service reform

Policing and technology

by CarolGlenn on 16 October 2013

Blog by Cathy Corrie on Policing and technology.

New thinking on the welfare state

by CarolGlenn on 04 October 2013

Blog by Dr Patrick Nolan on New thinking on the welfare state

Draft water bill: Contributing to growth

by LaurenThorpe on 27 June 2013

Blog following a Reform roundtable seminar on "Contributing to econominc growth" on 18 June, led by Regina Finn, Chief Executive of Ofwat.

Queen's Speech: A missed opportunity for NHS reform

by WillTanner on 10 May 2013

 Blog following Reform's recent report, Seismic shifts in the welfare state.


Globally competitive education

by KimberleyTrewhitt on 08 May 2013

Summary of a Reform roundtable seminar on “Globally competitive education" on 1 May 2013, led by Neil Strowger and Philip Avery, Headteacher and Associate Headteacher of Bohunt School.