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Party conferences

Every year, members of the UK’s political parties congregate in their thousands in early autumn at party conferences. They are a central…

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Northern Ireland Assembly Election – #NIA22

Who is being elected in the Northern Ireland Assembly Election? On Thursday 5 May voters in Northern Ireland will go to the…

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Parliamentary standards and MPs’ behaviour

The rules governing MPs’ conduct have come under scrutiny in the light of the Paterson and Cox affairs. In this explainer on…

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Video & Audio

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Brexit and Beyond with Will Moy and Jill Rutter

17 Jun 2022

Brexit and Beyond: Rosie Campbell

25 Feb 2022

The Facts

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What is a three-line whip?

A three-line whip is an instruction by a political party to attend and vote in support of a party’s position in Parliament….

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Who is Volodymyr Zelensky?

Volodymyr Zelensky is the current and sixth President of Ukraine. He assumed office in May 2019 and is a member of the…

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Who is Martin Reynolds?

Martin Reynolds was Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minster from October 2019 until his resignation in February 2022. He previously served…

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