21 January 2019

The Prime Minister showed a bit of uncharacteristic flexibility in her statement today, but its real impact was to fire the starting gun on MPs attempts to find a way forward, writes Jill Rutter.

21 January 2019

Brexit has gone from being a limiting factor on the Government’s domestic policy agenda, to the limiting factor. As civil servants start switching over to no deal preparations in increasing numbers, Emily Andrews lists some of the key policy areas which are at risk of being delayed, deprioritised, or simply ignored.

18 January 2019

Now that Parliament has rejected the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement, just how likely is an extension to Article 50? The EU27 are actively considering how this might work, but the UK can’t take it for granted says Georgina Wright

18 January 2019

While the ‘Nick Boles plan' to wrest control of the Brexit process from Government could work, Dr Hannah White argues that it will merely delay rather than solve the Brexit impasse.

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.

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