The latest analysis and insight from the Dods Political Intelligence team
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
Transformation of NHS services outlined in the long-term plan require more than legislation to realise ambitions of integrated care. Social care, prevention, workforce and money are critical pieces of the puzzle.
Regulating the internet is a notoriously difficult challenge, but the Online Harms White Paper presents an opportunity for industry and users to shape the future of technology regulation.
As the Brexit debate continues, Dods Monitoring's Connor Smart suggests that "businesses should pay close attention to their responsibilities under the relevant scenarios above and keep up to date with ICO and DCMS guidance".
How has the Article 50 deadline been missed? Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson explains.
Dods Monitoring's Maria Busca examines the nature of algorithms and discrimination in the insurance industry.
Dods Monitoring’s Guinevere Poncia asks how the UK is dealing with potential security threats in its telecoms infrastructure.
Female Genital Mutilation has been illegal in the UK for 34 years, so why has it taken until 2019 for the first conviction to take place, and what can the Government do to stop it? Dods Monitoring's Sophie-Rose Feary explains.
Dods Monitoring's Roisin Buckley says although a Domestic Abuse Bill is still not a guarantee, Ministers are hard pressed to honour the 2017 Conservative manifesto commitment to legislate on domestic violence.
Dods Monitoring consultant Alex Tiley explores what the introduction of PRT poultry could mean for the UK.
Hopefully the Government will reconsider their current path, and use the final stages of the Offensive Weapons Bill to introduce amendments to the legislation that will allow the Bill to have it’s intended effect, says Dods Monitoring's Alex Tiley.
Dods Monitoring's Mitchell Adams reviews the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London and global efforts to end poaching and the trade in illegal wildlife goods.
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