Comment

14 March 2019

The Government has compounded its loss of control of Parliament with a loss of control of Cabinet – but the Prime Minister could yet found a way through, argues Jill Rutter

13 March 2019

Gemma Tetlow picks out the key moments from the Chancellor’s Spring Statement.

13 March 2019

Marcus Shepheard argues that public inquiries are a vital public resource – providing accountability that protects the public from repeated harmful and costly failures

13 March 2019

The Government has finally revealed what it will do at the Irish border if there’s no deal – and while it’s probably good enough for Day One, it doesn’t work long-term, says Tim Durrant.

13 March 2019

Parliament has again rejected the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Now MPs are the ones responsible for setting out an alternative to break the impasse, argues Maddy Thimont Jack.

13 March 2019

An independent trade policy will allow the UK to set its own tariffs, but there are reasons to be seriously concerned about the Government’s handing of this complex area, writes Alex Stojanovic.

12 March 2019

Whether or not her Brexit deal passes, the Prime Minister is likely to need more time. Joe Owen looks at the options for an extension of Article 50.

12 March 2019

The Government must take its lead from the NHS and make clear the trade-offs that it will have to make with public services, writes Chris McNulty.

11 March 2019

Labour’s attempts to replace two select committee members who have quit the party to sit as independent MPs would be a worrying reassertion of the power of the party whips over the select committee system, warns Dr Hannah White.

11 March 2019

Philip Hammond is poised to use his Spring Statement to once again dangle the prospect of a Brexit “deal dividend” in front of MPs. At best the Chancellor would be offering no more than a temporary fillip, argues Dr Gemma Tetlow.

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