The Treasury’s new-found commitment to getting value for money from taxpayers’ money is welcome – but it needs to be permanent, writes Martin Wheatley.
The EU27 are prepared to wait until 28 March to grant an extension to Article 50, but only if the UK passes the Brexit deal next week. If MPs are serious about avoiding a no deal, their only option may be a longer extension, argues Georgina Wright.
Both the Government and backbenchers have suggested there might be a series of votes to test Parliament’s Brexit preference. The process is doomed to fail if MPs refuse to compromise, argues Joe Owen.
The Government should not have been caught off guard by the Speaker's meaningful vote ruling – but the convention can be worked around, writes Dr Catherine Haddon.
Another of the Government’s biggest contractors has gone into administration because it took on risky contracts it couldn’t deliver, writes Tom Sasse.
Graham Atkins argues that the latest emergency funding for knife crime continues the Government’s crisis-cash-repeat approach to public services
The Government has compounded its loss of control of Parliament with a loss of control of Cabinet – but the Prime Minister could yet found a way through, argues Jill Rutter
Gemma Tetlow picks out the key moments from the Chancellor’s Spring Statement.
Marcus Shepheard argues that public inquiries are a vital public resource – providing accountability that protects the public from repeated harmful and costly failures
The Government has finally revealed what it will do at the Irish border if there’s no deal – and while it’s probably good enough for Day One, it doesn’t work long-term, says Tim Durrant.