25 May, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rt Hon Jeremy Quin MP, Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

Rewiring Whitehall: resilient, capable, accountable

Successive governments have identified the need to rewire the government machine to ensure it is fit for the modern age: resilient, innovative, skilled and accountable. The ‘Declaration on Government Reform’, published almost two years ago, laid out key priorities for achieving this, covering people, performance and partnership.

Innovation, better use of data and evaluation, opening up the civil service, and harnessing talent from across the country are all identified as key to driving better outcomes. Much has already been achieved – including embedding the evaluation task force, a new roadmap for digital and data in government, and the development of thriving new campuses outside of London. Yet much more can be done to build on this progress and equip government with the tools and capabilities to help Britain thrive. The prize from accelerating reform is a government machine fit for the future.

We are delighted that Rt Hon Jeremy Quin MP, Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office, will be joining us to set out his thinking on how smarter ways of working and the better use of data and tech can contribute to delivering a civil service machine fit for the challenges of today and tomorrow.

This private roundtable will be held in-person and will take place under the Chatham House rule. This event is kindly supported by Fujitsu.