The Paradise Papers have shown that the elites aren’t contributing their fair share to society by avoiding taxation through different (legal and illegal) mechanisms. The UK government has failed once again to tackle this important problem. In a time in which whilst cuts and austerity hit harder the most vulnerable in our societies, we need to ask ourselves: why?
David Davis announced that a new bill will be introduced to give Parliament a vote on implementing the withdrawal agreement. The initial reaction has been s to call this a ‘massive concession of government’, but is it really?
As the EU (Withdrawal) Bill heads to Committee Stage in the House of Commons, Malene Bratlie from the Repeal Bill Alliance explains what Committee Stage is and what we can expect.
The government is plagued by scandals, and the Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel may be the second minister to fall in just a week.
The Lord Speaker’s Committee on the size of the House of Lords recently published a report on its findings and recommendations. While the report proposes long-needed reforms and is a step in the right direction, it only offers a piecemeal approach to reforming the second chamber rather than offering the radical, wholesale solutions we need to make the chamber fit for a twenty-first-century democracy.