The Conservatives have always been happy to rewrite their own rules when it suits them.
The prime minister wants to move onto other government businesses, but vote strikes and bargaining could throw a spanner in the works.
With 40% of his MPs voting against his leadership, how realistic are the prime minister’s hopes for survival?
Prisoners in the UK are not allowed to vote. Their fate is a useful starting point for any backbencher wondering if it’s time to write a letter of no confidence in the prime minister.
MP Neil Parish resigned after using porn in the House of Commons – but his case is not as rare as we might think.
You ask a question, call for a particular action and express solidarity with the person who represents you in parliament.
Recent allegations suggest the line towards blackmail has been breached too frequently, and MPs are no longer afraid to speak out.
The revolt over new restrictions comes in stark contrast to support of other draconian laws.
The mounting urgency about asylum seekers trying to reach the UK by boat does not sweep aside the need for reasoned and rational policymaking.
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.