Openness and transparency can save money, strengthen people’s trust in government and encourage greater public participation in decision-making.

Policies 9

  1. Creating an exceptional civil service - less bureaucratic and more skilled, digital and unified

    We're reforming the civil service to make sure it is capable of meeting any challenge.

  2. Helping government departments improve their efficiency and performance to save the taxpayer money

    Saving taxpayer money by reducing fraud, error, and debt in the public sector, and making the way we work more efficient and effective.

  3. Managing major projects more effectively

    We're improving the way major projects in government are managed, so projects are carried out more efficiently and effectively.

  4. Transforming government services to make them more efficient and effective for users

    We're improving government services and increasing the amount of public service mutuals to make services more effective for users.

  5. Reforming the constitution and political system

    We're ending discrimination and making the political and constitutional system more accountable, more efficient and more effective.

See all 9 policies

Detailed guides

  1. Devolution settlement: Northern Ireland

    How the Northern Ireland administration is structured, what areas it legislates on, and links to its main departments. Read more

  2. Devolution of powers to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

    Explaining the background to devolution and how the legislatures and administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland work. Read more

  3. Guidance on devolution

    Advice for civil servants and policymakers on taking account of devolution when working on policies and managing services. Read more

  4. What Works Network

    Using evidence to make better decisions to improve public services. Read more

  5. How the Foreign & Commonwealth Office puts together travel advice

    Information on how the FCO puts together travel advice. Read more

Help us improve GOV.UK

Please don't include any personal or financial information, for example your National Insurance or credit card numbers.