The UK is now the only democracy where the children of formerly colonised people are running the country that colonised their parents’ and grandparents’ nations.
The SNP’s new leader only just squeaked over the line against his rivals, which is a bad sign for his ambition to take Scotland out of the UK.
The deputy prime minister insists he just has high expectations of his staff but that is not what ‘professionalism’ really means.
Many businesses have been reluctant to invest and expand.
Leaks of thousands of messages show government officials making light of lockdowns and joking about frightening the public.
Nicola Sturgeon has quit and now her husband Peter Murrell has resigned as chief-executive following news the SNP has lost more than 30,000 members since December 2021.
The former PM was criticised for making decisions without proper advice or consultation
A demonstrator holds a placard reading “Macron, no no no no, 49,3 times no”, a reference to a French law that would allow the country’s president to pass pension reform without a vote in the National Assembly.
While the scale of the strikes in both countries is historic, a scholar in employer relations notes the legislative conditions framing industrial action in the UK are much more restrictive.
Jeremy Hunt’s first budget day as chancellor was in many ways more about politics than economics. Historically, the Conservative party’s electoral success has been based on a reputation for economic competence…
He’s a man on five missions but he’ll need to learn from his predecessors to lead Labour back to power after over a decade out of it.
We talk about ‘fiscal responsibility’ but rarely are a government’s annual accounting exercises assessed in ethical terms.
Brexit and Boris Johnson caused tension but France and the UK are getting back on track.
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The senior civil servant who investigated the partygate scandal is leaving to join the opposition. It’s a very surprising move.
The House of Commons Committee of Privileges has released new images of parties in Downing Street during lockdowns.
The House of Commons Committee of Privileges
Johnson claims he didn’t know pandemic rules were broken when parties were held in Downing Street.
Feminist movements are giving women a louder voice than ever, but those at the top of their game are routinely expected to deal with abuse and threats of violence.
A scale model of a statue dedicated to Lady Rhondda has been revealed by the sculptor, Jane Robbins.
Lady Rhondda was a suffragette, a business leader and an editor. A statue of her is expected to be revealed in Newport, south Wales, next year.
The former prime minister repeatedly calculates that voters don’t care about his rule breaking. But that is not necessarily true.
The public inquiry exposes key individual failings while previous findings suggested bad luck was at play. This shows that talking to officers on the ground is vital if lessons are to be learnt.
It’s rare to have quite so many former PMs and first ministers still in parliament.
Boothroyd campaigning to become an MP in her pre-speaker days.
Boothroyd smashed the glass ceiling just as House of Commons proceedings began being broadcast, which made her no-nonsense interventions even more famous.