As the 2017–19 session comes to an end, this ‘snapshot’ paper draws on currently available data to highlight some of the most interesting aspects of Parliament’s work.
MPs looking to make their voices heard on Brexit will have far fewer opportunities to do so before 31 October.
MPs and peers need to make sure that Parliament is ready to take on new functions and adapt old ways of working to be ready for a post-Brexit reality
The Brexit effect is tearing up the rules of government
How to reconcile the commitments in the Withdrawal Agreement with the sovereignty of Parliament.
How Parliament has spent its time and taxpayers’ money in the year from the 2017 State Opening of Parliament.
The UK’s system of accountability isn’t keeping up with the realities of modern government.
How can minority government be made to work effectively?
Five promises that all parties should include in their manifestos.
New Institute for Government polling shows more people believe politicians try to make government work well than they did in 2014.