09 June 2017

The UK seems set to enter a period of minority government with Theresa May remaining in office, supported by some form of cooperation arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Akash Paun looks at ‘confidence and supply’ agreements.

09 June 2017

Gavin Freeguard and Aron Cheung look at what the election result means for government.

09 June 2017

A hung parliament is a possible – if still unlikely – outcome of the election on Thursday. Akash Paun discusses* what would happen next. [This post was published on 6 June]

*wildly speculates about

09 June 2017

This is supposed to be the Brexit election. But Jill Rutter says we don’t know much more about the prospects for Brexit from the Labour and Conservative manifestos.

08 June 2017

Theresa May said that one reason for the snap election was to strengthen her mandate and tackle those still opposed to Brexit. Dr Catherine Haddon looks at how this applies to the House of Lords.

08 June 2017

While UK politicians have been in full election swing, Brussels has been busy preparing for the Brexit negotiations. It is the EU’s proposals that will now start to shape the debate, writes Anton Spisak.

06 June 2017

Following the election, the Prime Minister will put together a new Cabinet. The appointments of the Chancellor and other Treasury ministers are the most important decisions, given the complexity of the economic issues facing the UK (including Brexit) and the pressures on national finances. Julian McCrae and Bronwen Maddox look at the Government's options.

06 June 2017

One of the consequences of Brexit is that trade policy is a suitable subject for electioneering. As the Conservatives promote their proposal to reconvene the Board of Trade, Jill Rutter says this is the start of trade as an election issue.  

06 June 2017

A steady increase in the percentage of disabled staff in the civil service doesn’t take away from the discrimination they face, says Gemma Byrne.

05 June 2017

Digital government has no visible political leadership. Daniel Thornton says the Prime Minister must appoint a minister to take charge of digital government.

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