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Sunak’s Rwanda bill passes third reading despite Tory rebellion 

On 17 January, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Safety of Rwanda Bill passed its third reading in the House of Commons, despite a Conservative rebellion over the bill. The bill was…

Protesting: What’s it good for?

The government’s new public order bill has passed through the commons – that illustrious ‘mother of parliaments’ which has given us such hits as The clown’s nightmare before Christmas and…

There is no need for MPs to be returning to Westminster

I find myself in a rather odd position right now. Yesterday Westminster voted 350-258 to end all virtual proceedings and force MPs to return to the House of Commons on…

In chaotic times, we welcome Bercow’s call to order

Order. ORDER. The thundering call for calm which has seeped into the public sphere. It’s source? John Bercow, who last week announced he will stand down as Speaker of the…