The notion of an society organised on merit has held Britain in its sway for decades.
After a whole year, the British PM has finally said something about post-Brexit rights for people living in the UK.
In the 12 months since the EU referendum, the nation has only become more confused about where it's heading.
This was not the plan. Not the plan at all.
The parliamentary year looks set to be focused on Brexit, and with battles ahead, Theresa May has backed out of a flurry of planned legislation.
Before the 2017 election, young voters were dismissed as lazy; now they've started voting in numbers, they're being stereotyped as naive.
Leading isn't all about charisma, but when you're not seen as competent either, you're in big trouble.
The pollsters have had another bad year – and it may be because they were so worried about repeating the mistakes of 2015.
What happens behind the scenes when one party props up another's minority government.
The gamble to open up party decisions to non-members may have helped Labour extend their base of active members and supporters.
With the UK government in disarray, the type of Brexit that Britain faces is again open to question.
Sceptical MPs are already agreeing to return to the fold.
The stability of Theresa May's administration depends on several variables.
History tells us that having a sidekick at Number 10 can be invaluable for a prime minister in trouble.
A country that is grievously divided along social, economic and geographical lines is in no condition to meet the challenges that lie ahead.
The British prime minister threw away a monumental poll lead and is now hanging on by a thread.
From outcast campaigner through looming electoral disaster to near-triumph, Corbyn's remarkable political journey is far from over.
Hitting a moving target is hard, and young people don't always do what's expected.
Younger voters have been patronised and overlooked for too long – and when politics is meaningful for them, they take part with gusto.
Even though they won the election in Scotland, the result will be portrayed as a loss for the SNP. So where does it leave Nicola Sturgeon on a second independence referendum?