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.
Local Elections in England: the five councils to watch
05 May 2021
May 2021 elections: what is at stake?
16 Apr 2021
What is at stake in the May 2021 elections? How do the devolved and local elections work? And what should you look out for in the results?
Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol
08 Feb 2021
Clare Rice looks at the Article 16 Protocol what it entails, how it works and what would using it mean for UK, EU and Ireland trade relations
The latest on the UK-EU negotiations
17 Aug 2020
What Covid-19 means for the transition period
03 Apr 2020
Negotiations on the future EU-UK relationship – the practical details
05 Mar 2020