Prime Minister Theresa May and Business Secretary Greg Clark have launched the Government's long-awaited Industrial Strategy, designed to boost UK productivity and ensure regional growth at a time of Brexit uncertainty. Read more and download DeHavilland's essential guide.
The Lords Committee Stage of the Higher Education and Research Bill got off to an explosive start yesterday after peers rebelled on an amendment designed to ensure autonomy for universities.
The Rt Hon Lord Lisvane KCB DL, former Clerk of the House of Commons and member of the House of Lords, speaks to DeHavilland’s Senior Political Analyst Mike Indian about the role of Parliament in Brexit.
The Leveson Inquiry came back to haunt the Government this week as it struggled to pass the Investigatory Powers Bill. Elsewhere, Labour launched an attack on the "gig economy".
With legislation back in full swing after the Party Conferences, members this week found themselves dealing with a number of rather fiddly pieces of legislation.
The Bus Services Bill's first day of Report Stage brought frustration for the Government this week after it suffered defeat on several amendments. Meanwhile, the Commons held the Second Reading of a Bill dedicated to providing further funding for charities.
This week saw a brand new Education Secretary bring forward the Government's Higher Education and Research Bill to the dismay of those who see it as a front for fee raises. Elsewhere, the new Prime Minister's Home Affairs legacy continued as Lords debated the Policing and Crime Bill, while the Investigatory Powers Bill was looking precarious once more in light of a longstanding legal challenge.
How will the Brexit process work? Can the Prime Minister activate Article 50 without a parliamentary vote? DeHavilland interviews constitution expert Lord Norton of Louth.
Debate over the Prime Minster Theresa May's defining piece of legislation as Home Secretary, the Investigatory Powers Bill, continues as the formation of her new Government and the Labour Leadership crisis captures the attention of many in Westminster.
At the beginning of every Parliamentary year, MPs enter a special ballot to win the right to present a Bill on a topic of their choice, with a chance - albeit sometimes remote - that their proposals could become law. After last week's article listing the top ten MPs lucky enough to get picked, here DeHavilland introduces ten more of the 20 faces picked this year for a shot at statute.