The foreign secretary wanted to embrace Beijing when he was prime minister but times have changed.
Scott Benton was able to lobby for the gambling industry despite reforms introduced by David Cameron when in office.
Westminster has rebuked Scotland’s first minister for holding his own bilateral meetings without a UK diplomat being present.
Some former leaders provide a much needed steady hand. Others just steal the limelight.
Sunak recently attacked ‘30 years of the status quo’ and promptly appointed a man who governed for six of those years to his top team.
While UK governments last longer than average, cabinet secretaries have below average tenure.
Rishi Sunak’s former home secretary thinks she is speaking for the silent majority but most people disagree with her on key points – or have other things to worry about.
Cameron heads straight into the House of Lords so that he can join Rishi Sunak’s top team following the reshuffle triggered by the downfall of Suella Braverman.
Contempt of court is a serious matter. It shouldn’t be a politicised issue.
A historian explains what politicians like Suella Braverman and David Cameron get wrong about multiculturalism.
Net migration numbers tell us little about the effectiveness of migration policy.
Immigration targets can be useful and expedient for policymaking. In the public arena, they need to be more fully understood if immigration debates are to be based on reality.
An influential group of the UK prime minister’s own backbenchers want more wind farms.
Liberal schools of thought largely inform how Muslims are viewed across Europe, research finds.
The decision to wage war is among the most important a government can make. How and by whom should such decisions be made? Canadians can learn a lot from other democracies.
Referendums and citizens initiatives can be a popular way to push politicians to listen to the people – they can also be an exercise in propaganda.
Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, Africa has slipped from its precarious but tangible place in UK political discourse.
The language around former UK deputy prime minister’s promotion was very telling.
The prime minister’s party has long sought to reconcile political popularity with fiscal constraint.
The former prime minister didn’t break any rules in his relations with Greensill – because the rules hardly exist.