- Institute for Government
The Institute for Government is a
United Kingdom think tankfunded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. It is independent and politically neutral.cite news |url=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/peter_riddell/article3207087.ece |title=How government works - a user’s guide |work= The Times| author = Peter Riddell| date = 18 January 2008|accessdate=2008-07-27]
The institute's stated aims are to engage with
Members of Parliamentand top UK civil servantsby:
* Supporting the development and skills of senior public servants, politicians and political advisors;
* Conducting and funding research on public administration and government;
* Providing ‘thought leadership’ on effective government through publications, seminars and events.
Dr David Halpern, formerly Chief Analyst in the
Prime Minister's Strategy Unitand a member of the Options for Britain IIresearch team, is the Acting Director and Head of Research.
From September 2008 the first director will be Sir
Michael Bichard.cite web |url=http://www.publictechnology.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=15573&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0 |title=Sir Michael Bichard to become Director of new 'Institute for Government' |date= 7 May 2008|work=www.publictechnology.net |accessdate=2008-07-27] [ cite web |url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/jul/02/michaelbichard.interview |title=A master of all trades |date= 2 July 2008|work=www.guardian.co.uk |accessdate=2008-07-29 ] It is based at Carlton House Terrace, LondonSW1.
* [http://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk Institute for Government website]
* [http://www.gatsby.org.uk Gatsby Charitable Foundation]
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