Total 194 Posts
Boris Johnson to face MPs over partygate – but what is ‘misleading parliament’ and why is it so serious?5 min read
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing questions from MPs about allegations of misleading Parliament. Misleading Parliament is an offence that could carry serious consequences.
Sue Gray quitting to work for Keir Starmer does cause problems for the civil service – It’s also a sign she thinks he’s heading for government5 min read
Sue Gray’s departure from the civil service to work for Keir Starmer has raised concerns about impartiality – but it is also a sign of her faith in Starmer’s leadership.
Budget 2023: Government needs to show it can jack up growth to regain economic credibility6 min read
Jeremy Hunt steadied the ship in the autumn. Can he now turn around the Conservatives’ electoral fortunes?
The people who care for and educate our children deserve better pay5 min read
Investment in UK childcare should go towards better pay and conditions for workers. This could also help increase availability and affordability for parents.
Mexico protests: Fears for democracy prompt mass demonstrations5 min read
Many Mexicans fear that the democratic safeguards set up after decades of authoritarian rule are being undermined.
Large numbers of Americans want a strong, rough, anti-democratic leader5 min read
A large proportion of Americans appear to be increasingly drawn to strong, authoritarian leaders who would violate democratic principles – a warning sign that democracy is under serious threat.
$1 trillion in the shade – The annual profits multinational corporations shift to tax havens continues to climb and climb5 min read
New research shows that companies are shifting record amounts of their profits to tax havens, despite a global effort to crack down on the practice.