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In an era of shifting geo-political alliances Britain needs a secure and agile supply-chain, writes former Royal Navy chief Lord West
Agnes Chambre sits down with parliamentarians to find out more about the human side of politics. This week, Labour’s Tessa Jowell on her proudest moment, wanting to be a doctor and not taking no for an answer
Liberal Democrat peer Lord Oates writes about his personal experience with mental health issues, and says it is unacceptable that thousands of children face a lack of provision.
Trade relations with Australia have ebbed and flowed – now high commissioner Alexander Downer believes the time is ripe for a new agreement. He talks to Conservative MP Graham Brady
David Nabarro says the World Health Organization is in need of reform – and believes he’s the person to do it. But can he persuade 194 member states to hand him the top job?
Deputy speaker of Parliament Lindsay Hoyle reflects on the week in which Parliament's security was breached.
To the casual observer, it is as if nothing ever happened.
Last week’s attack was barbaric and shocking, though few can say it was wholly unexpected. Morbid though it is, the question was “when” as opposed to “if” following the tragedies of Paris, Brussels, and others.
After Article 50, the deluge. The sheer volume of domestic legislation that will be spawned by Brexit is now becoming clear, after the government produced a user guide to the so-called great repeal bill. Research by the House of Commons library suggests that ministers could import up to 19,000 EU rules and regulations to the British statute book. Not all of it, as a government white paper made clear, is a cut and paste job.
Last Thursday the House met in the wake of the terror attack of the day before, to hear a statement from the prime minister.
Agnes Chambre sits down with parliamentarians to find out more about the human side of politics. This week, Labour’s Conor McGinn on being fired and losing his sense of direction
Leaving the EU can provide the stimulus our emasculated Parliament needs to reclaim its role in holding the government to account
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