16 January 2019

Having voted overwhelmingly to reject the Brexit deal, Parliament must now make sure that the Government is ready for no deal, says Tim Durrant.

16 January 2019

The scale of the Prime Minister’s defeat means she has been forced to look beyond tweaking the backstop to build support for a deal with the EU. But there is no easy consensus there for the taking, argues Jill Rutter.

15 January 2019

It is hard to overstate the significance of the defeat which the Prime Minister has suffered over her Brexit deal, says Bronwen Maddox.

15 January 2019

With Parliament expected to reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Jill Rutter explores what the Prime Minister and the various players who are trying to wrest control of the process from her could decide to do next.

14 January 2019

In the US, the lengthy standoff between Congress and the President is taking place within its constitution. Bronwen Maddox says that in the UK, the clash between new and old conventions is changing the rules of government.

10 January 2019

When MPs come to vote on the Brexit deal, the Speaker decides which amendments get debated and voted on. This process takes place behind closed doors, yet it will be crucial to the outcome, argues Raphael Hogarth.

10 January 2019

The meaningful vote is only the first parliamentary hurdle for the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Joe Owen argues that the Government would be better off publishing the Withdrawal Agreement Bill now.

03 January 2019

Parliament is putting its energy into trying to prevent a no deal Brexit. But Dr Catherine Haddon says it is still avoiding doing the only thing that will stop no deal – coming up with an alternative plan.

18 December 2018

The Prime Minister needs to recognise her weakness in Parliament, but also her strength in having the only Brexit deal on the table. Parliamentary agility might help her make progress, argues Jill Rutter.

17 December 2018

As the Government steps up its no deal preparations, Maddy Thimont Jack explains how Parliament might prevent the UK leaving the EU without a deal.