Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan
28 Mar 2019 – 12:14 | No Comment

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Tory MPs that she will stand down if they back her Brexit plan.
She did not name a departure date at a packed meeting of the 1922 committee of …

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Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan
28 Mar 2019 – 12:14
Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Tory MPs that she will stand down if they back her Brexit plan.
She did not name a departure date at a packed meeting of the 1922 committee of …

MPs vote to take control of Brexit
26 Mar 2019 – 10:09
MPs vote to take control of Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped that the third time would do the trick. After failing twice to get her withdrawal agreement with the EU through Parliament, she was gearing up for a fresh …

EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable
22 Mar 2019 – 11:24
EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable

The EU leaders have rejected Theresa May’s request for an extension to June 30. Instead, they have imposed two new dates — if Parliament approves May’s deal, Britain shall leave on May 22. If it …

EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30
20 Mar 2019 – 15:46
EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30

The EU leaders have been quick in their response to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent request to extend Brexit until June 30. As the elections to the European Parliament are due to take place in …

EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay
14 Mar 2019 – 15:00
EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay

Hours ahead of a parliamentary vote on whether the UK should seek an Article 50 extension, European Council President Donald tusk has said he is open to a “long” delay to Brexit if the UK …

MPs vote against second referendum
14 Mar 2019 – 13:10
MPs vote against second referendum

Just as the UK Parliament is braced for a third meaningful vote next week, MPs yesterday voted against a second referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, and voted down amendments seeking the …

MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes
12 Mar 2019 – 20:08
MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes

With just 17 days to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has faced a second humiliating defeat on her Brexit deal with MPs voting down …

Is the UK Government living up to its Paris rhetoric?
30 Mar 2016 – 11:04
Is the UK Government living up to its Paris rhetoric?

The UK Government is committed to the Paris climate accord, yet last year’s General Election illustrates the difficulties that lie ahead. Will UK deliver on climate change?  Fabrice Leveque, Energy & Climate Specialist  and Imke …

DIGITIZING DEMOCRACY: How technology can help reinvigorate the bond between people and politics
28 Sep 2015 – 09:48
DIGITIZING DEMOCRACY: How technology can help reinvigorate the bond between people and politics

Following the lead of Estonia and Switzerland, will Britons get to vote online in 2020 General Election? While that might be one of the major outcomes of the The UK Parliamentary Commission on Digital Democracy, …

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 …