Faulty by design. The state of public-service commissioning.

How public services are commissioned underpins their success in healthcare, criminal justice, employment services and beyond. Our report finds that commissioning bodies aren't achieving value for money.

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Value for money in schools

Read Reform's blog series on value for money in schools, where we used new experimental research to generate the results.

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Change is needed in the NHS

Andrew Haldenby created a video for BBC Daily Politics highlighting the need for innovation and change in the NHS.

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Academy chains unlocked

Reform’s new report presents results from the first survey of academy chain chief executives. It recommends reform to the funding and oversight of chains to raise standards across the country.

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Smart campuses: how big data will transform higher education

Universities are facing greater challenges than ever but turning to learning analytics could prove to be an invaluable tool.

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It is a pleasure to speak…at Reform’s conference on welfare, especially as Reform has produced so much innovative thinking on welfare over the years

Rt Hon Damian Green MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

I know Reform has done particular work on criminal justice. The government has looked very closely at it

Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Justice

It's been front and centre in thinking about how we deliver more for less in public services and how we deliver genuine value for money

Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury

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