Paterson has now resigned but the damage caused by MPs voting to block an independent decision has already been done.
Protest has not been explicitly outlawed during the pandemic. So let’s not pretend Clapham protesters should have expected the police response.
If we care that MPs treat all their constituents fairly, we should support work that tests them on their biases – even the implicit ones.
If anything, the past few years have shown us why it should be difficult for a prime minister to call an election at will.
In the early 19th century, the British – who had invented impeachment centuries before – decided it no longer served its purpose. Instead, they found a more effective way to handle a bad leader.
Opposing the deal isn’t really an option – but the opposition could abstain on a vote.
On the political significance of Ian Blackford’s tartan curtains.
Should parliament close because it’s important or stay open because it’s important?
Labour’s leadership election is about to enter its final phase – but will the winner command the support of MPs?
The good news is that one party has more women than men now. The bad news is it’s not the party of government.
A chorus of politicians are once again calling for electoral reform after the UK’s 2019 election.
Nearly 60 members of parliament have said they won’t run again in 2019. It’s worth looking closely at who they are and why they are quitting.
Voters want answers on Brexit – but they also want to talk about Brexit less. So keeping the discussion focused is vital.
It looked touch and go all day but MPs have ultimately voted for an election by a large majority.
There are five possible options left for the UK, but which is the most likely to work?
The UK prime minister says parliament is holding up the Brexit process. But is that really the case?
MPs were supposed to vote either for or against the prime minister’s deal in a special weekend session. But things didn’t quite work out like that.
A vague list of ideas for a government that doesn’t really want to see this parliament run its course.
Sadly, politicians have been trying to turn the public against judges for a very long time.
Does this mean the prime minister lied to the Queen? And could he face personal repercussions?