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Channel crossings

The Illegal Migration Bill

Dr Alice Donald and Dr Joelle Grogan

18 Jul 2023

Joelle Grogan and Alice Donald explain what the UK government's Illegal Migration Bill sets out to do and how it would work. 

Johnson Privileges Committee

The Privileges Committee

Alex Walker and Peter Jurkovic

13 Jun 2023

Peter Jurkovic and Alex Walker set out the role of the Privileges Committee and explain why it conducted an inquiry into Boris Johnson.

ECHR

Compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights: the UK and Europe

Dr Alice Donald and Dr Joelle Grogan

10 May 2023

Joelle Grogan and Alice Donald look at UK and European compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Local government in England, Scotland and Wales

Sophie Stowers

26 Apr 2023

Sophie Stowers explains the different structures of local government in England, Scotland and Wales, and sets out how local councils work, what services they provide, their funding, and when they are elected. 

Strikes, essential services, and minimum service levels

Dr Joelle Grogan and Professor Catherine Barnard

30 Jan 2023

This explainer sets out how strikes are currently regulated in the UK, and what the new Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill would change.

Boundary review

Parliamentary boundary reviews

Sophie Stowers

11 Nov 2022

This explainer outlines what a boundary review is, how Boundary Commissions work, and what the 2023 Review could mean for the next election.

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