We’ve spent 4 needless months discussing the process, not the outcome of the Brexit deal. We’ve taken a look at the political systems of other EU countries to see whether the same would likely happen elsewhere.
Today, the Prime Minister presented a 12-point-plan and four guiding principles for Brexit with a view to creating a Britain that is "stronger, fairer, more united, and more outward-looking.” As powers are transferred away from Brussels and back to Britain, the government must also prioritise putting power back into the hands of the people.
The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has published its report, ‘Women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election’, presenting findings from its inquiry into the representation of women in the lower house.
2016 saw a seismic shift in politics at home, in Europe, and across the Atlantic. One thing that the Brexit vote and the election of President Trump decisively showed us is that business-as-usual politics is over. The good news is that when we come together we can achieve a lot, and that's just what we did last year.
On Tuesday evening Unlock Democracy held our event in Parliament ‘Referendums: a tool for democratic engagement or division’. We had some brilliant speakers and fantastic participation from the audience. Read our summary here.