The latest analysis and insight from the Dods Monitoring team
The narrative constructed around social care pledges will be vital to building political consensus and avoiding political pitfalls of the past, argues Daniel Laing.
Ensuring that our principles are respected in the investments we fund with our savings is one of the battles of our generation, writes Maria Busca.
An election will not offer a conclusive answer to the Brexit question and there is a very real possibility that the UK will be left with another hung Parliament in which there is no clear mandate, no majority, and no consensus on the way forward, says Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson.
A potent tonic of trade wars, protectionist barriers and populist actors has led to the retreat of globalisation. This could have significant ramifications for the life sciences sector, Dods Monitoring's Nabil Rastani writes.
Whichever candidate prevails as the new Speaker, they will have an important duty to enhance staff wellbeing, writes Dods Monitoring's Guinevere Poncia.
A recurring argument for radical climate action is that climate change will affect the world’s poorest regions the hardest. However, what is seldom considered is how efforts towards decarbonising the UK, could perpetuate energy injustices in these same economies, writes Dods Monitoring's, Alexandra Goodwin.
The conflict in Yemen has brought the UK arms trade under scrutiny. But Parliament’s main mechanism for overseeing the industry, the Committees on Arms Export Controls, is “paralysed” by problems of its own, writes Guinevere Poncia
MPs are set to vote on whether they support the principle of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal through the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB).
The Government have committed to responding to the National Infrastructure Assessment. Dods Monitoring’s Hugo Fulford explains what we can expect from the strategy.
Concerns have been raised by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the Government does not monitor whether statements made under the Modern Slavery Act comply with the legislation, writes Dods Monitoring's Andy Frain.
The Commission for Countering Extremism’s recent report is a much-needed contribution to the conversation around extremism but lays bare gaps in the Government’s approach, writes Guinevere Poncia.
Even if Boris Johnson were to soften his position on the ‘Irish backstop’ a time limit or exit clause is an unworkable position for the EU, writes Dods Monitoring’s Laura Hutchinson.
Throw-away menstrual products are contributing to plastic pollution at an alarming rate, writes Tessa Corina.
Dods Monitoring's Tessa Corina writes on what new technology means for the agriculture sector.
The Big Six energy companies have come under fire once again this week, following a new report that UK households overpaid by £2.2bn on energy this year. Dods Monitoring's Alexandra Goodwin looks into what's going on.
Dods Monitoring's Aaron Revel examines the Level 3 Review and the Future of Further Education in England.
Dods Monitoring's Daniel Laing considers the key messages from the NHS Expo 2019 - arguing the next important step will be reframing the cultural approach of the NHS towards technology.
Boris Johnson’s premiership has seen him become the first UK Prime Minister in history to lose their first three Commons votes in a row - Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson looks back at the last week in politics, and considers the Prime Minister's next steps.
If Boris Johnson is defeated in a Parliamentary vote this week he has fuelled rumours that he might plan a snap election, Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson explains what's going on.
Boris Johnson has committed to reducing the UK's Greenhouse Gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Dods Monitoring's Alexandra Goodwin explains why he is set to miss that target.
Ahead of Ruth Davidson's expected resignation today as leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Dods Monitoring's Andy Frain considers the state of play in the Scottish Parliament.
Electoral law in the UK has struggled to adapt to the pace and scale of changes in digital communications. With a potential snap election on the horizon, Dods Monitoring's Guinevere Poncia considers the challenges presented by online political campaigning.
Any new tariffs could impact the production of drugs, Dods Monitoring's Nabil Rastani writes.
Dods Monitoring’s Principal Consultant Laura Hutchinson looks into David Frost, the new UK Brexit negotiator.
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