A scholar of British history explains how the ornate church and its significance to the monarchy have changed over centuries.
Has the party unecessarily compromised its powerful position in Westminster?
A vague list of ideas for a government that doesn’t really want to see this parliament run its course.
With the two big parties in turmoil, some politicians are striking out alone.
Housing laws in England can still leave tenants without proper protection, but the latest reforms offer hope for the future.
It’s 100 years since women won the right to be MPs, but what was Parliament like for women back then?
An informal part of the Westminster process has come under the spotlight during voting on a key piece of Brexit legislation.
Scotland’s decision to reject the Brexit Bill may herald a national constitutional crisis.
British politics is ancient, tribal and ossified. It won’t make room for a new party without putting up a fight.
Intimidating, archaic, crumbling. The building that houses MPs is part of the problem when they abuse their power.
The bell is a noisy and much loved national icon.
After monumental successes in the 2017 general election, the Scottish Conservative leader could be a real threat to Theresa May. Then again…
Move over Westminster – political watchers may need to keep an eye on the Irwell rather than the Thames.
Holyrood won’t get a veto, but the Supreme Court has done the union no favours.
A parliamentary committee says all MPs and peers should clear out of the national parliament so that major repairs can take place. But it’s not just the building that needs attention.
When Attorney-General George Brandis was asked on Q&A about a parliamentary vote on the decision to go to war, he said that was not part of the Westminster tradition. Is that right?
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
England and Scotland see Europe differently and the EU question could hasten the end of the Union.
More and more countries are shining lights on lobbyists’ efforts to shape policy. For all the hope of a new politics after the Scottish indyref, the SNP government is offering a limp biscuit.
Jeremy Corbyn wants UK politics to be less theatrical – but the Palace of Westminster is the perfect stage for confrontation.