A way out of the Brexit morass?
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Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …

INTERVIEW: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party
09 Apr 2015 – 10:56
INTERVIEW: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party

As the UK’s General Election 2015 race gets under way, Olivia Arigho Stiles speaks to Amelia Womack, the Deputy Leader of the Green Party about the party’s election priorities, mobilising young people and the sea change in European …

Is the Media Taking Free Expression Too Far?
05 Mar 2014 – 11:20

By Sarah Argersinger, Editorial Researcher, Government Gazette
Edward Snowden is the new Julian Assange, alarming both US and British intelligence agencies. With top secret information being leaked to the public through the media, the concern has …

SOME OBSERVATIONS ABOUT UK WHISTLEBLOWING LEGISLATION
05 Mar 2014 – 10:21

By Professor David Lewis, Middlesex University
Health and safety disasters (for example, the sinking of the Herald of Free Enterprise and the Piper Alpha explosion), financial scandals (for example, at Maxwell pensions, Barlow Clowes, Barings Bank …

How TV changed the face of British politics
17 Feb 2011 – 11:41
How TV changed the face of British politics

By Jon Craig, Chief Political Correspondent, Sky News
Last year was the year that changed the face of British politics, possibly forever, bringing in the first coalition government since the Second World War.
And, make no mistake, …

Nigel Nelson’s Diary
01 Feb 2011 – 16:52
Nigel Nelson’s Diary

This may come as a surprise to those not engaged in politics on a daily basis, but politicians really do bend over backwards not to lie. And the verbal somersaults which sometimes result are a …

Winter of Discontent?
01 Feb 2011 – 11:59

By Paul Routledge, A columnist for the Daily Mirror and Tribune magazine
The winter is certainly upon us, but there are few signs of the discontent so confidently promised back last summer by the teenage scribblers, …

Prime Minister
16 Nov 2010 – 15:30
Prime Minister

Prime Minister David Cameron puts forward his plan to allow people to manage their day-to-day lives
The events of the past few months have been extraordinary ones in the political life of Britain. We’ve had …

Can the Coalition achieve success in education reform where previous governments have failed?
16 Nov 2010 – 12:14
Can the Coalition achieve success in education reform where previous governments have failed?

By Baroness Perry
For many decades, successive governments have proclaimed their ambition to make ‘every school a good school’. All have failed. The 1944 Act did not succeed in making real the ambition of ‘every …

Addressing the West Lothian Question
16 Nov 2010 – 12:04
Addressing the West Lothian Question

By Harriett Baldwin MP, West Worcestershire
The “West Lothian Question” has been the subject of debate for some time and has been particularly salient since Devolution.
As a devoted supporter of Unionism and a great believer in …