Civil service reform: this time is different

What makes this round of civil service reform different from efforts that have gone before? What’s missing from the plans and where is this government getting it wrong? The government’s targets aren’t new – why do the same issues keep coming up? How do you actually get the civil service to change? What can government learn from past rounds of civil service reform?


Baroness Simone Finn, former Special Adviser, and Non-Executive Director at the Cabinet Office
Ravi Gurumurthy, Chief Executive of Nesta
Jane Dudman, Public Leadership Editor for the Guardian
Dame Sue Owen, former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Chaired by Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government.

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