Brit Politics Logo
London attractions

BRIT Review

Terrorism comes to London - The Day Westminster was Attacked

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Following similar incidents in Europe, London became the latest place to be hit by terrorism. It was what the security services had feared; not an elaborate plot, the likes of which they had foiled for over a decade, but one man with just a knife and a car.   Read more


   

Sturgeon finally calls for Scottish Indyref2

Monday, March 13, 2017

After months of speculation, Nicola Sturgeon has finally answered the question 'will there be a second independence referendum?' Her answer is yes and before the United Kingdom exits the European Union.  Read more


   

The Budget 2017

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first budget to parliament promising an extra £2 billion for social care. The first spring budget under Theresa May's premiership also outlined an increase in National Insurance contributions by the self-employed and revised up its growth forecasts. The opposition described it as a "budget of utter complacency."  Read more


   

Quick Guide: The Business Rates Debate

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Even as this is written, the chances of meetings being held in Whitehall this afternoon on government concessions are likely.  Read more


   

Brexit White Paper: David Davis says UK’s “best days are still to come”

Thursday, February 02, 2017

As announced by PM Theresa May at PMQs the government published its official policy document, White Paper, setting out the plan for leaving the European Union.  Read more


   

Triggers, whips and bills: the latest in Brexit politics by Zoe Lynes.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

What a time it has been! Not long ago, Theresa May was delivering the rallying cry of ‘Brexit means Brexit’. Fast forward to now (with a quick trip to meet President Trump and do a deal with Turkey) and it’s shockingly short bills, floppy whips and faint hopes of peeling May’s fingers off the trigger of Article 50.  Read more


   

Who will be the next Speaker of the House of Commons?

Monday, January 23, 2017

The current Speaker is John Bercow, the Member of Parliament for Buckingham. He became Speaker eight years ago and said that he would only serve for nine years. So, unless he changes his mind, the race begins to find his replacement.  Read more


   

Quick Guide to the Resignation of Martin McGuinness

Sunday, January 22, 2017

This week Martin McGuinness announced that he would not be standing for Sinn Fein in the next Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.  Read more


   

PM Theresa May gives clearest plan yet for Brexit

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

"They voted for change. They voted for a brighter future for our country. They voted to leave the European Union (EU) and embrace the World."   Read more


   

PM Theresa May sets out Brexit plans

Monday, October 03, 2016

Theresa May has set out the government's plans for Brexit at the start of Conservative Party Conference 2016.  Read more