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Those interested in other aspects of government might like to investigate my Understanding the Civil Service website which looks at the UK civil service, policy making, and 'speaking truth to power'.
The Institute of Regulation develops and promotes good practice, learning and development in regulation. It is the professional network for those working in and/or interested in regulation. It aims to bring sector-specific knowledge sharing for best practices and improved value, and provide a framework for policy innovation, collaboration and improved public services. Membership costs only £48pa - and only £24pa for those early in their career.
Several of the key issues discussed on this website have been brought together in a Cambridge University Policy Brief - Getting Regulation Right .
Another note describes the Six Types of Regulation and Regulator
For a deeper dive, you might like: to read the NAO's Short Guide to Regulation
These websites have other interesting analysis and detail:
- The Better Regulation Executive
- The UK Civil Service
- The Regulatory Policy Institute
- The Centre for Competition Policy
- The Centre for Analysis of Risk & Regulation
- The Brookings Centre on Regulation and Markets
- Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog
- Protect- formerly Public Concern at Work - runs the Better Regulators Campaign which aims to improve responses to whistle-blowing in the regulatory sector
Academic experts, and some of their writing, are listed here.