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Local Elections in England: the five councils to watch

It goes without saying that local elections provide an imperfect snapshot of national politics. Yet they can point to key trends in…

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May 2021 elections: what is at stake?

Why is 6 May a big election day? Outside a general election or a nationwide referendum, the May 2021 elections constitute an…

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Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol

A lot of attention has been placed on Article 16 of the Withdrawal Agreement’s Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. But what is it,…

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Video & Audio

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Anand Menon on ITV News: Brexit – where do we stand today?

10 Jun 2021

Jill Rutter on BBC’s Week in Westminster: how will Ministers react to Dominic Cumming’s claims?

30 May 2021

The Facts

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What is net migration?

Net migration is the sum of the number of people who move to the UK to live for at least a year…

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Who is Matt Hancock?

Matt Hancock is the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, having been appointed in July 2018 under Theresa May.
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Who is David Frost?

David Frost is Boris Johnson’s Europe advisor and chief negotiator for the talks on the UK’s future relationship with the EU.
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