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07 March 2019

The continued survival of Chris Grayling in government sets a dangerous precendent for the principle of ministerial accountability, warns Tom Sasse

07 March 2019

Trade unions and the Labour Party are right to say that the Government’s guarantees on workers’ rights offer only limited protection. But there are limits to what any UK government can do unilaterally, argues Raphael Hogarth

01 March 2019

Labour is now officially backing a second referendum with Remain on the ballot. But, argues Jill Rutter, another referendum may not solve the question of the UK’s future relationship with the EU.

28 February 2019

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal then the Irish border question becomes a painful one for the EU to answer, writes Alex Stojanovic.

27 February 2019

 The Government’s No Deal assessment paper falls far short of giving MPs the information they need to vote on whether the UK is ready for a No Deal Brexit, writes Tim Durrant

26 February 2019

The Prime Minister has moved to head off defeat, and Jeremy Corbyn has thrown Labour’s support behind a second referendum. But Jill Rutter says neither leader has settled the Brexit stand-off.

25 February 2019

The Prime Minister’s difficulties in replenishing the junior ranks of her government should be a cause for concern, writes Alasdair de Costa.

21 February 2019

The foreign policy establishment has raised eyebrows at new Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill’s decision to stay on as National Security Adviser. That is taking aim at the wrong target, argues Jill Rutter

20 February 2019

How will current Commons rules allow the Independent Group of MPs to operate? Dr Alice Lilly argues that whether it remains an informal grouping or becomes a new party, it will still face big challenges in accessing political party privileges.

19 February 2019

The outsourcing of probation has failed. The Ministry of Justice must address fundamental problems or bring the services back in house, argues Tom Sasse.

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