The Government continues to receive criticism for its manoeuvres to control debate and scrutiny in the House of Commons. Dr Catherine Haddon argues that such battles also show the opportunities parliamentarians have to assert themselves.
International evidence – and the scale of the challenges facing Britain – mean that the UK minority government is unlikely to last a full term, argues Professor Jonathan Boston of Victoria University in Wellington in this guest blog.
Theresa May issued a plea to the opposition to work together on the nation’s big policy problems. Emma Norris says tactic or not, cross-party consensus is key to dealing with the UK’s major policy issues.