Comment

19 March 2019

The Government should not have been caught off guard by the Speaker's meaningful vote ruling – but the convention can be worked around, writes Dr Catherine Haddon.

18 March 2019

Another of the Government’s biggest contractors has gone into administration because it took on risky contracts it couldn’t deliver, writes Tom Sasse.

14 March 2019

Graham Atkins argues that the latest emergency funding for knife crime continues the Government’s crisis-cash-repeat approach to public services

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.

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