26 February 2018

Jeremy Corbyn’s vision for Brexit blurs — and sometimes crosses — a number of the Government’s red lines. But the small print means it is far from clear that his “bespoke” Brexit would be more negotiable with the EU than the Prime Minister’s, argues Jill Rutter.  

21 February 2018

With an imminent resumption of devolved government in Northern Ireland increasingly unlikely, Jack Kellam explains what a return to direct rule would mean.

20 February 2018

The Brexit show rolls on to Vienna today. David Davis is hinting at where the Government may end up – but Jill Rutter argues that it is far from clear that the EU will agree. 

19 February 2018

Lucy Campbell argues that government must consider all of its options to address the funding challenges of health and social care.

19 February 2018

If the UK is going to win any ground for a bespoke deal with the EU it will be on security, argues Bronwen Maddox. 

15 February 2018

The UK and devolved governments are edging towards agreement on the EU Withdrawal Bill. Akash Paun says a deal hinges on both sides making significant concessions.

14 February 2018

The Foreign Secretary’s highly-trailed speech does little to make the Government’s view on Brexit much clearer, says Jill Rutter.

07 February 2018

The UK Government isn’t talking to business about Brexit preparations. This leaves them with little choice but to look to the EU for details, argues Joe Owen.

07 February 2018

Northamptonshire’s financial difficulties are a warning about the sustainability of local government finances. But it’s also a sign of much deeper issues in Whitehall, argues Dr Emily Andrews.

02 February 2018

Newly-released slides from the European Commission reveal it fears regulatory competition from the UK after Brexit. This could be a useful lever for the UK in negotiations, says Jill Rutter.