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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.

G7 Ukraine UK EU

UK and EU responses to the war in Ukraine

Kamila Kwapińska and Professor Richard Whitman

30 May 2023

This explainer looks at the UK and EU responses to the war in Ukraine, setting out how they have been providing assistance to Ukraine.

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. 

UK army IR23

Integrated Review Refresh 2023

Peter Jurkovic and Tom Howe

23 Mar 2023

This explainer looks at the Integrated Review Refresh 2023 (IR23) and sets out how it differs from the original 2021 Integrated Review.

Energy price support schemes

Peter Jurkovic

17 Mar 2023

This explainer sets out why energy prices have been so high and how the government has responded so far via energy support schemes.

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