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Britain’s system of government
is in desperate need of a reset
after years of cumulative economic, environmental, and political crises.

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Into Power 02

The Conservative Party’s 2010 transition from opposition to government

What can UK opposition parties learn from the most recent transition to power in the UK – when David Cameron’s Conservative Party took the reins from Labour in 2010?

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About The Future Governance Forum

Britain’s system of government is in desperate need of a reset after years of cumulative economic, environmental, and political crises. The Future Governance Forum is here to provide the intellectual and practical infrastructure vital to national renewal and the revival of progressive government in the UK.

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Into Power 02 looks at what political parties today can learn from the last time that power changed hands from one governing party to another…

Into Power 01

What can UK opposition parties learn from the Biden and Albanese transitions to government ahead of the next general election and beyond? Into Power 01:…

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2T93H1G ONE EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVING. NO ALTERING OR MANIPULATING. NO USE ON SOCIAL MEDIA UNLESS AGREED BY HOC PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICE. MANDATORY CREDIT: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor Handout photo issued by UK Parliament of (left to right) Darren Jones, shadow chief secretary to the treasury, shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, deputy Labour Party leader Angela Rayner, and Lucy Powell shadow leader of the House of Commons, during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Wednesday November 22, 2023.
This parliament has seen standards and the quality of legislation deteriorate significantly. But do Labour's plans to do things differently measure up?
2X4PB0H Labour's Richard Parker (right) speaks as he is elected as the new Mayor of West Midlands, following the count at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. Picture date: Saturday May 4, 2024.
From Labour’s narrow victory in the West Midlands to low voter turnout across the country, devolution expert Claire Spencer explores why 2024's local elections underline

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When: Thursday 6th June, 3.00pm – 4.30pm Where: Godfrey Mitchell Theatre, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA Labour’s ambitions on devolution are eye-catching, with...

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The challenges Britain faces have rarely been greater or more complex. Overcoming them will require fundamental reform of our current systems of governance. But, 2024...

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Please note, this event has been postponed until further notice. The UK has a large – and growing – infrastructure deficit. We can see the...