How can we address or adapt to the challenges of growing territorial complexity and political pluralism in the UK?
The Institute for Government examinines the changing devolution settlements for Scotand, Wales and Northern Ireland – as well as their implications for England.
Our 2014 project on Governing after the referendum considered the challenges for Whitehall and the devolved administrations arising from the 2014 Scottish independence referendum and the ongoing process of devolution, including changes to how the devolved governments are funded.
This lead to the 2015 report – Governing in an ever looser union: How the four governments of the UK co-operate, negotiate and compete – which set out our recommendations for improving intergovernmental relations in the UK.
In February 2017 we produced a paper explaining the context of the Northern Ireland Assembly election.