The APPG’s survey of ex-servicemen and women will reveal where current support systems are falling short of the first-class standards we expect.
The friendliness and expertise of the IfG’s staff, and worthiness of its aims, should not obscure its desire to place the fate of ministers in the hands of mandarins.
But it is hard to see how he can become leader again in this Parliament, in which so many of his own MPs refused to serve under him.
With APPGs back in the news, we re-run Henry Hill’s article from January 14th 2022 exploring how they work – and could expose MPs to improper influence.
Ordinary voters have the luxury of damning our representatives without facing up to the contradictions and trade-offs of democratic government.
The Prime Minister must make up his mind whether or not to see through a policy to stop the small boats – now an issue of profound symbolic importance.
If getting worthwhile legislation passed means making deals with Labour, the Prime Minister should do so.
The next generation of Conservative MPs may be no less gifted. But there’s one thing they can’t provide: institutional memory.
The row over the investigation into the former Prime Minister is, in almost every respect, a political one.
The Prime Minister’s political fate lies where it has always properly lain: in the hands of the House of Commons.
Time and again, the National Party has moved swiftly to depose disgraced Parliamentarians whilst their Westminster counterparts cling on.
Johnson’s defeat should not be interpreted as a final victory for the prigs and martinets who presume to tell us how we should lead our lives.
Parliament sports childcare facilities that most working parents could only dream of – precisely to let MPs focus on their job.
“The Treasury Finance Ministry view of the world isn’t about structural reform to increase the productive capacity of the economy.”
Last week’s confidence vote leaves the Government right about the Protocol’s operability but less capable of acting to improve it.