The United Kingdom does not have a written constitution or a specific plan for what to do if the prime minister is too ill to perform official duties.
As someone who researches and teaches leadership, I’d argue New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving most Western politicians a masterclass in crisis leadership.
More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.
Politicians have a tendency to dodge accountability after crises, but our 'gotcha' culture makes that inevitable. We can all do better this time.
Initially spoken of as a puppet chancellor, the newcomer seems to be coming out better from this crisis than other ministers.
The coronavairus outbreak is a challenge to government that it, in itself, diminishes Thatcher's comments of the 1980s.
Can a prime minister work from home?
The particulars of the British political system come into play at times like these.
Already, we have seen a range of responses globally - from countries that apparently reacted too late, to those who acted relatively early.
It’s not enough to say the science has changed – now, more than ever, we need clear accountability and transparency about the government’s decisions
Expert advice is divided on the best way to tackle COVID-19.
How two massive opposing forces - the shift towards a sustainable world and the force that thrives on inequality - are unfolding at a global level.
A former education secretary says universities need to choose between being "engines for equality" or "engines of inequality".
Independence is a vexed question for the Scottish people, especially with so much yet unknown about how the UK will fare in its divorce from the European Union.
The Sabisky affair should not be seen as a random event: the real battle lies ahead.
The BBC is under threat as the government considers abolishing the licence fee. This would be a disaster.
The question is: how long will Rishi Sunak last?
This is Boris Johnson's first major cabinet reshuffle since the Conservatives' general election victory.
The U.K. is now in the unenviable position of having to negotiate multiple trade deals following Brexit. Here's why it should start with Canada.
Even though the UK is officially out of the EU on Jan. 31, it'll take at least another 11 months of negotiations before its departure is complete.