Comment

14 December 2018

After an 18-month delay, the Government is due to publish its immigration white paper next week. Joe Owen argues it should scrap the migration target and finally be honest.

12 December 2018

If Parliament cannot agree a way forward, it may feel there is no alternative but to refer the final decision to the public, says Akash Paun. That is not the simple solution it appears.

12 December 2018

Bronwen Maddox says Conservative MPs will pick one of two roads through the Brexit forest – and one may lead to ‘no deal’. Tonight’s vote is a Sliding Doors moment in the Brexit drama.

11 December 2018

With just over 14 weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU, it will not be possible to ‘manage away' all the potential disruption of a no deal Brexit, says Tim Durrant.

11 December 2018

On 12 December the Welsh Assembly is set to vote in Carwyn Jones’ successor. Lucy Valsamidis says that whoever gets elected, they will have to fight to defend the constitutional role of the Assembly.

10 December 2018

Interserve is the latest Government contractor to run into trouble. The Government must fix the way it manages the outsourcing market, says Tom Sasse.

04 December 2018

The Attorney General confirmed what was obvious from the Withdrawal Agreement: there is no unilateral exit from the Irish backstop. All the possible exit routes all have problems, says Jill Rutter.

30 November 2018

The Government’s economic assessment of Brexit paints a rosy picture of Theresa May’s proposed deal, says Alex Stojanovic.

30 November 2018

The UK Government hopes to agree a future security partnership with the EU before the end of the Brexit transition period. Lewis Lloyd says on policing and criminal justice this looks unlikely – and the UK has already accepted it will not get what it wants.

28 November 2018

MPs, including the Prime Minister, should take the Government’s Brexit economic analysis seriously rather than downplay or obfuscate its implications, argues Gemma Tetlow.

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