What happened to trust in 2020?

What happened to trust in 2020?

What happened to trust in 2020? by Ben Page Politics Despite the media and political classes’ obsession with trust, which we reported on last year in our report Trust: the Truth, 2020 has shown little change. There was a surge in trust in governments all over the...
Decision-making in a crisis

Decision-making in a crisis

Decision-making in a crisis by Kelly Beaver Politics Britons want Government to act fast but transparently At the end 2020, after a second nationwide lockdown and the introduction of a regional tier system, there’s a lot of focus on what comes next and how those...
The future for public services

The future for public services

The future for public services by Gideon Skinner State of the Nation Has the pandemic affected what we want from the state? The pandemic has accelerated pre-existing trends facing public services, which saw pressures after years of austerity, ongoing challenges around...
Politics in review

Politics in review

Politics in review by Keiran Pedley Politics The Conservatives and Labour are moving in opposite directions in the polls – but will it last? Looking back at a truly unforgettable 2020, we are reminded that if a week is a long time in politics, a year is an eternity....
Brexit: the end of the beginning

Brexit: the end of the beginning

Brexit: the end of the beginning by Kelly Beaver Politics Having paralysed parliament for three years and seen off two Prime Ministers, the General Election in December 2019 was going to resolve Brexit and was meant to be the beginning of the end. Then along came...