Beyond the embellishments of Alan Duncan’s private diaries lies a body of work making serious points about the role of parliament

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart about how the role of prime minister evolved in its first one-and-a-half centuries

Ministers have always needed people to carry their bags and to tell them what a wonderful job they are doing

The instruments of darkness tell us truths

Labour needs to learn to use the new hybrid arrangement to their advantage

Evgeny Lebedev’s peerage should be celebrated – other members of the Lords have much closer links to the Kremlin.

Joshua Rozenberg considers how long the Coronavirus legislation will be in force

Is Parliament a check on the executive or its enabler?

Brexiteers are right: parliamentary sovereignty is inextricably linked with national sovereignty

The Separation of Powers is one of the worst, and one of the most influential, ideas around