Press

Reform's research and commentary is regularly featured in the media. You can find press coverage of Reform's work here.

We are always happy to comment on policy issues relevant to our work. If you would like a quote, an interview, or a background briefing, please email press@reform.uk.

 

Civil Service World, 1 November 2023

The launch event for Amy Gandon's paper for Reform is covered in Civil Service World.


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HSJ, 1 November 2023

Senior Researcher, Sebastian Rees, is quoted in this piece in the HSJ on Reform's analysis of follow-up waitlists.


MJ, 31 October 2023

Senior Researcher, Sebastian Rees, is quoted in this piece in the Municipal Journal on the potential of family hubs.


Civil Service World, 30 October 2023

Civil Service World covers Amy Gandon's report for Reform, 'Civil unrest: a portrait of the Civil Service through Brexit, the pandemic and political turbulence'.


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Today programme, 30 October 2023

Amy Gandon appeared on BBC Radio 4's Today programme Service World to speak about her report for Reform, 'Civil unrest: a portrait of the Civil Service through Brexit, the pandemic and political turbulence'.


LBC Radio, 26 October 2023

Senior researcher, Sebastian Rees, appeared on LBC radio to discuss the  new Reform report on follow-up waits with Nick Ferrari. You can listen here at 02:23:40.


Daily Mail, 26 October 2023

Daily Mail covers Reform analysis on follow-up waitlists, the 'hidden waitlist', with quotes from report co-author, Sebastian Rees and data visualisations from the report.


Politico, 26 October 2023

London Playbook features Reform analysis on follow-up waitlists, the 'hidden waitlist'.


The Telegraph, 26 October 2023

The Telegraph also covered Reform report on follow-up waitlists, the 'hidden waitlist', with quotes from Senior Researcher and report co-author, Sebastian Rees and the estimated total size of the waitlist from the report.


The Times, 26 October 2023

The Times covers Reform analysis on follow-up waitlists, the 'hidden waitlist', with quotes from Senior Researcher and report co-author, Sebastian Rees.


BBC News, 25 October 2023

The BBC covers Reform's event with Lord Maude, trailing recommendations from his upcoming review of the Civil Service.


The Telegraph, 25 October 2023

The Telegraph covers Reform's 'in conversation' event with Lord Maude, highlighting his comments on the need for the civil service to combat "groupthink" and a tendency recruit to "bland" candidates.


Civil Service World, 20 October 2023

Researcher, Patrick King, writes for Civil Services World on why driving value for every taxpayer pounds means overhauling accountability and incentives in Whitehall.


Financial Times, 17 October 2023

The Financial Times covers the launch of Reform's report on creating "An efficiency mindset" across Whitehall. Their write-up features insight and recommendations from the report.


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Civil Service World, 3 October 2023

Civil Service World covers Reform's event, 'Reimagining Whitehall: building a machine equipped to deliver'. The article references comments by Lord Maude about separating the Cabinet Secretary and head of the civil service roles.