David Cameron said that he would ‘steady the ship’ in the months he remained as Prime Minister. While he may be wishing to take a back seat in terms of Brexit handling, he is still Prime Minister and chairs Cabinet. Catherine Haddon examines the role he now needs to play.
The Prime Minister has outlined the way in which the Civil Service will begin to support the negotiations to leave the European Union (EU). Robyn Munro identifies four things the Civil Service will need to do this effectively.
The shockwaves from yesterday’s earthquake continue to reverberate through the political landscape. The Prime Minister has been toppled, and the existing differences between the UK’s four nations threaten to widen into serious rifts. In particular, the place of Scotland in the UK – supposedly settled for a generation two years ago – is again in question. Akash Paun explains.
The UK Government, following the result of the referendum, is committed to leaving the European Union. Julian McCrae looks at what Brexit means for the country’s leadership – both political and in the Civil Service.