Theresa May: Back my deal or it’s back to square one

Theresa May: Back my deal or it’s back to square one

It took around 40 minutes yesterday over breakfast in Brussels for heads of government and state to agree the deal from Britain’s Prime Minister to exit the European Union. Around 600 pages of the Withdrawal Agreement plus 20 pages of the ‘Political Declaration’ have...
Budget 2018: What can we expect?

Budget 2018: What can we expect?

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. It’s nearly the Budget and speculation is rife about what Philip Hammond has to offer when virtually all political energy seems to be sucked into Brexit. The two aren’t separate though, because support for the Budget in the...
The long goodbye: Speaker John Bercow set to retire

The long goodbye: Speaker John Bercow set to retire

The Speaker is setting the scene for his retirement with a long goodbye Like Marmite, MPs either love him or loathe him. Yesterday, the BBC broke the news that The Rt Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, had told friends he’s vacating the Chair next...