• Pressure is mounting on David Cameron to convene a full-blown constitutional convention after an unparalleled near clean sweep by the Scottish National Party of Westminster seats north of the border.
    4 Oct 13
    There are stirrings of a new mood in Parliament – now MPs need to square up to the executive on tax and spend
  • 25 Sep 13
    Some councils appear to be taking advantage of what they see as a loophole in the legislation regarding the Housing Revenue Account. But such attempts are not only morally wrong, they are legally...
  • 9 Sep 13
    The PASC has called for a new parliamentary commission on the future of the civil service. But a fresh inquiry will only be justified if it focuses on the nuts and bolts of how to make Whitehall...