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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.
With the Government legislating for net-zero by 2050, opinion remains divided over the potential role for nuclear energy in creating a low carbon future, writes Alexandra Goodwin.
It is possible that a once non-contentious Bill could be enough to reinstate Stormont, writes Sophie Rose Feary.
The use of artificial intelligence and automation in the public sector opens the door to new efficiencies and transformative systems. However, it is also awash with ethical and practical challenges, explains Guinevere Poncia
If the final frontier of humanity is to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life, and boldly go where no man has gone before, then look not up, but down, writes Samuel Place.
A Prime Minister without a personal mandate from the public and without parliamentary backing will find it incredibly difficult politically to exit without a deal on 31st October, writes Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson.
The financial sector should not rely on the market forces, but genuinely take into account consumer outcomes to avoid regulatory interventions, which could hurt both the sector and consumers, says Maria Busca.
In a post-Brexit world, the Government is seeking to forge a new bilateral trade agreement with the US. But this could have wide-ranging implications for the UK’s life sciences sector, as Nabil Rastani writes.
The NHS Long-Term Plan delivered a new focus on prevention but came with a warning: government needs to deliver on public health funding, writes Dods Monitoring's Daniel Laing.
Dods Monitoring's Tessa Horan analyses the challenges faced by those hoping to tackle childhood obesity
Exploring the tension between an open and transparent government in times of political turbulence.
Westminster Hall is the oldest remaining part of the Mother of all Parliaments. In the latest in her series on the history of the Hall, Guinevere Poncia looks back on the key addresses from foreign leaders
The importance of statistics and how they can shape our perceptions.
The lack of oversight of the use of facial recognition technology by the police has drawn the attention of multiple human rights and political commentators. What is the problem and what should be the way forward? Guinevere Poncia, Political Consultant at Dods Monitoring takes a closer look.
Knife crime has dominated headlines, engulfed parliamentary discussions and debates for years, and yet the heightened awareness and publicity has had no significant impact on reducing the problem, writes Laura Hutchinson.
The UK’s life sciences sector is a thriving hub of research and innovation but with a loss of access to international talent, the vitality of the sector is at stake, writes Nabil Rastani.
As the retail landscape shifts, change must be embraced in order to survive. Dods Monitoring's Andy Frain explains.
Both parties are set for lacklustre local election results, argues Dods Monitoring Consultant Roisin Buckley
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