The Privileges Committee
21 Mar 2023
Alex Walker sets out the role of the Privileges Committee and explains why it is conducting an inquiry into Boris Johnson.
MPs’ second jobs and outside interests
12 Jan 2023
Sophie Stowers looks at the rules around MPs and financial interests, and the receipt of money from external sources such as second jobs.
22 Sep 2022
Alan Wager explains the purpose of political party conferences and the difference between the annual Labour and Conservative events.
Northern Ireland Assembly Election – #NIA22
29 Apr 2022
In a new explainer article, Lisa Claire Whitten unpacks the 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, from candidates to the electoral system.
Parliamentary standards and MPs’ behaviour
11 Nov 2021
The breaching of parliamentary standards is all over the news lately. What does it mean and what are the consequences? Alan Wager explains.
The culling of healthy pigs
18 Oct 2021
Catherine Barnard, Dan Tucker and Milorad Radakovic explain why the UK has begun culling healthy pigs and the impact on farms and farmers.