When parliament blocked a radical MP from taking his seat in parliament, Burke warned that ignoring the people’s democratic will could have disastrous consequences.
Many believe Australia became it’s own country at federation in 1901, but that’s not strictly true. Instead, it happened more than 80 years later. Why don’t we celebrate it?
The Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales acknowledges each option requires UK government involvement.
There are reasons to hold off until the autumn – but there are other clues that still point towards May.
What might appear to be common values about shared political and cultural identities can at times serve not as a bridge joining people together but a wedge driving them apart.
Bone has become only the fourth MP to ever lose their seat via a recall petition.
Scott Benton was able to lobby for the gambling industry despite reforms introduced by David Cameron when in office.
There was only one case of a government losing a vote on a second reading in all of the 20th century.
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.
The monarch has to read the speech whether he agrees with it or not.
With the US government seemingly heading toward a potentially painful federal shutdown, a scholar explains why such events never occur in the UK.
With his own MPs blocking his every policy, Sunak doesn’t appear able to get much done.
Boris Johnson’s controversial resignation honours list has prompted fresh debates around reforming the UK’s unelected upper house.
The privileges process is a vital part of the British constitution so what the committee investigating Johnson decides matters for future precedent, even if he is gone.
The House of Commons committee of privileges has called for the former prime minister to be barred from having a former member’s pass, and with good reason.
It’s very rare to see a former PM stand in a byelection – but less so to see a future PM give it a go.
The former prime minister has claimed a small group of MPs has forced him out but that’s not an accurate description of events.
As the only Green parliamentarian, Lucas has served as a constituency MP but also as a representative of the hundreds of thousands of other people who vote for her party.
Newcomers have in fact proven much more successful at running as independents than big name politicians.