parliament

Brexit Chaos? I Blame Henry VIII

Considering the Brexit question yet again, I listen to various MPs talk about the increasing likelihood that we’ll crash out of Europe. They say this sorrowfully, as if to convey that they regret the disaster this would be, but what can they do? The problem is, they say, that there’s …

The Most Sought After Parliamentary Awards

We live in a (largely) democratic society, which means there are a lot of things to vote for and positions up for grabs. There’s the top job, the Prime Minister. There are several cabinet and shadow cabinet positions; and bated breath accompanies reshuffle announcements. We vote for our local councillors, …

Strange and Unstable: What Happens Next in UK Politics?

As the excitement fades over the general election result on June 8, and Parliament uneasily reconvenes to legislate the Queen’s Speech, the instability surrounding the future of British Politics promotes constant speculation. It seems people aren’t willing to accept that the government led by Theresa May, propped up by the …