British Politics

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Downing Street officials should be held to higher standards

Playing Six Degrees of Petronella Wyatt

Contemporary commentary or timeless reflection?

Politics is about emotions at least as much as about reason

Britain is stuck with the recycling of failed ideas

What is the Good Law Project accomplishing?

Our politicians could do with feeling worse about themselves