04 Oct 2023
Alan Wager explains the purpose of political party conferences and the difference between the annual Labour and Conservative events.
03 Aug 2023
Alex Walker explains what a public inquiry is, why the Covid-19 Inquiry was established, what it aims to find out and how it is structured.
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.
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.
29 Apr 2022
In a new explainer article, Lisa Claire Whitten unpacks the 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, from candidates to the electoral system.
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.