19 December 2018

Government departments will get more money for Brexit preparations. Lewis Lloyd argues that the cash will come too late for no deal, and that government departments are struggling to spend the money they already have.

19 December 2018

When it comes to leaving the EU without a deal, Tim Durrant says the Government should stop pretending it is ready.

19 December 2018

The Government’s operational and political energy has been swamped by Brexit. But ignoring public services will make post-Brexit politics even harder, argues Emily Andrews.

18 December 2018

The Prime Minister needs to recognise her weakness in Parliament, but also her strength in having the only Brexit deal on the table. Parliamentary agility might help her make progress, argues Jill Rutter.

18 December 2018

By deciding to change the accounting treatment of student loans in public spending totals, the Office for National Statistics has given Philip Hammond a fiscal headache. Martin Wheatley says it is time for government to stop using misleading accounting to flatter the numbers.

17 December 2018

As the Government steps up its no deal preparations, Maddy Thimont Jack explains how Parliament might prevent the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

14 December 2018

After an 18-month delay, the Government is due to publish its immigration white paper next week. Joe Owen argues it should scrap the migration target and finally be honest.

12 December 2018

If Parliament cannot agree a way forward, it may feel there is no alternative but to refer the final decision to the public, says Akash Paun. That is not the simple solution it appears.

12 December 2018

Bronwen Maddox says Conservative MPs will pick one of two roads through the Brexit forest – and one may lead to ‘no deal’. Tonight’s vote is a Sliding Doors moment in the Brexit drama.

11 December 2018

With just over 14 weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU, it will not be possible to ‘manage away' all the potential disruption of a no deal Brexit, says Tim Durrant.

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