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What next for UK-India relations following the farmers’ protests?

What next for UK-India relations following the farmers’ protests?

India condemns the British Parliament’s response to the farmers’ protests, but what will this mean for future relations?
“Bleeding isn’t a luxury, no one should have to budget to bleed”: Scotland issues free sanitary products

“Bleeding isn’t a luxury, no one should have to budget to bleed”: Scotland issues free sanitary products

Scotland have been the first to promise the dispensation of free tampons and sanitary products within public buildings across Scotland
Internal Market Bill: What’s it all about?

Internal Market Bill: What’s it all about?

The House of Lords have blocked the Internal Market Bill which could allow ministers to break international law
Opinion: Forget politeness, we must speak out against Tory cruelty

Opinion: Forget politeness, we must speak out against Tory cruelty

Tallulah Brennan questions whether we must maintain a pretence of politeness in government despite some of their morally dubious policies
Impeaching Trump and Resuming Parliament: Why they won’t fix anything

Impeaching Trump and Resuming Parliament: Why they won’t fix anything

Almost simultaneously Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was ruled unlawful and Democrats in the US launched an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump. There are many in both the UK and the US who hope this might be the beginning of the end for the two kindred leaders. But even if it is, our countries’ […]
Parliament calls for re-introduction of means-tested grants

Parliament calls for re-introduction of means-tested grants

The parliamentary select committee has recommended the reversal of the policy that scrapped grants in 2016.
Artefact of the Week: Statue of Robert Owen

Artefact of the Week: Statue of Robert Owen

Patrick Evans looks at the history of a curious bronze statue, considering Robert Owen’s involvement in the cooperative movement

Bye Bye Bercow

Colm Lock argues that Parliament should retain its various traditions, and that those who oppose it ought to leave

It starts with tampons, but where will it end?

Deborah Asamoah examines the gender imbalance that permeates our parliament and the resultant unfairness that it creates

How much are our MPs really worth?

The latest ‘cash for influence’ scandal highlights more than just nefarious MPs exploiting their positions, it raises fundamental questions about how we pay our lawmakers

How to get away with murder

With us humans–us feeble, naïve, easily swayed humans–using the right language can really change everything. The case hasn’t changed much since the beginning of time: using the perfect combination of words is an ancient weapon used by politicians, writers, musicians and world-leaders. In fact, one of the areas where the correct language is especially useful […]

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