The PM may have done enough to move Brexit talks forward and make the tone more positive, but Bronwen Maddox argues that it remains unclear if there is a deal to be done with the EU that can survive an encounter with UK politics.
A lack of transparency in the two departments at the heart of Brexit suggests the public cannot get hold of information about some of the most important activity in government at the moment, argues Aron Cheung.
The Government continues to receive criticism for its manoeuvres to control debate and scrutiny in the House of Commons. Dr Catherine Haddon argues that such battles also show the opportunities parliamentarians have to assert themselves.
The civil service workforce has increased for a fourth consecutive quarter. Aron Cheung says the demands of Brexit and growing pressures on public services are driving departments to recruit additional staff.
Significant questions remain over how the Grenfell Tower Inquiry should be run and whether it can meet the scale of public expectation as the inquiry begins, Emma Norris looks at four of the biggest issues that lie ahead.
There are different workforce pressures in prisons and the police and the Government must use the data to make clear the specific problems it is trying to solve in different public services, argues Alice Lilly.