The latest analysis and insight from the Dods Political Intelligence team
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.
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
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