21 May 2018

It has taken almost a year for the Grenfell Inquiry to begin. Marcus Shepheard argues that if we want it to be a success, we have to give it time.

15 May 2018

The Scottish Parliament has denied consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill. Akash Paun argues that the Prime Minister now faces an unpalatable choice: concede defeat or help the SNP make the case for indyref2.

10 May 2018

Following the Government’s defeats on Brexit in the House of Lords, Iain Duncan Smith and others have called for reform of the upper house. Why only now, asks Dr Catherine Haddon.

04 May 2018

Newly-elected councillors inherit a challenging mix of rising demands and smaller budgets. Graham Atkins sets out five questions they need to ask their officials.

02 May 2018

Devolution in England applies to less than half the country. This needs putting right, says Christopher Caden.

02 May 2018

As the new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid inherits some difficult issues. Daniel Thornton argues that he can still be effective.

01 May 2018

​The Brexit war Cabinet is meeting to agree on the UK’s future customs arrangement. But Joe Owen says the two proposals the Government has floated are unworkable.

01 May 2018

Collecting bins, filling potholes, and providing vital services to vulnerable children and adults may be everyday, background stuff, but it matters. Dr Emily Andrews fills you in on what you need to know before May 3rd.

01 May 2018

Amber Rudd had to stand down, but the case raises questions about the quality of advice to ministers at the Home Office as well as the coherence of immigration policy. Benoit Guerin and Bronwen Maddox say her successor must sort these out.

27 April 2018

The idea of a ‘hypothecated’ tax, raised specifically to pay for the NHS, is gaining increasing support. Gemma Tetlow argues that hypothecation is no substitute for a long-term, cross-party solution to the issue of how to fund health and social care.