Monday, 5 December 2016

The Supreme Court Brexit challenge just got fascinating

For the next four days, we can forget about sound-bites, twitterings and the general meretriciousness which often afflicts current politics...

By Bruce Anderson

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Watch out for Hammond, the potential PM no one saw coming

Whenever two or three MPs are gathered together, they will quickly move on to that fascinating topic. Who will be..

By Bruce Anderson

Monday, 21 November 2016

Our judges are great. Let's see what they say on Article 50

Anyone who enjoys intellectual debate will pray that the counsels of caution do not prevail. The Government is being advised to..

By Bruce Anderson

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

President Trump: What happens next

It was the most remarkable night in the history of democratic politics. It may also prove to be the most..

By Bruce Anderson

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Reaction Reviews: Kind Of Blue by Ken Clarke

Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir. Ken Clarke, Macmillan, 2016 This is a strange book. On the one hand, it is..

By Bruce Anderson

Thursday, 20 October 2016

The world is falling apart

It now seems bizarre, yet twenty five years ago, there was a lot of talk of a ‘new world order’..

By Bruce Anderson

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Three Brexiteer wheeze unravels. Is May up to it?

Ten days after a successful Tory party conference, an unexpected question has thrust itself on to the agenda. In Birmingham,..

By Bruce Anderson

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Policies, Personalities and Parliament: why May's government is faltering

Volatility is not just a matter of algorithms getting above themselves. It is endemic in global politics. In the UK,..

By Bruce Anderson

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Theresa May and Ruth Davidson are the Tory future now

The final day of the Tory Conference was a tale of three ladies. Amber Rudd is highly intelligent. Only around..

By Bruce Anderson