Pursuit of Power: The Power of Nudge

28/10/16   Bronwen Maddox concludes her pursuit of power with a trip into the world of nudge. Dr David Halpern is chief executive of the Behavioural Insights Team, and he also spent six years as chief analyst of the Downing Street strategy unit. Here he explains how small changes can

Pursuit of Power: The Momentum Activist

26/10/16   Bronwen Maddox meets Barbara Ntumy, political activist with Momentum. Barbara came to this country a decade ago from Ghana, and first found her voice marching against the English Defence League in Sheffield. In a wide ranging interview Barbara explains why she feels the nee

Pursuit of Power: Michael Gove

25/10/16   “Power means constructing structures in order to allow individuals to achieve their utmost.” As a former secretary of state, first for education and then justice, Michael Gove MP has seen first hand how power works. It’s not, he says, like being Louis XIV

Pursuit of Power: The Newly Elected Mayor

24/10/16   “The cry you hear from the public is, why can’t they get anything done? The cry you hear from government is, why can’t I get anything done?” In this five part series the director of the Institute for Government, Bronwen Maddox, sets off in pursuit of

What does Britain need from the next five years?

23/04/2015   To judge by the jumble of promises in the manifestos, more than any party is offering