Dr Laura Cashman, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, discusses the new Prime Minister Liz Truss and the appointment of the new UK cabinet after forming the most diverse team in history.
Liz Truss appointed new Prime Minister but will Boris Johnson be back?
Professor David Bates gives his interpretation of new Prime Minister Liz Truss’ acceptance speech as well as Boris Johnson’s resignation and final statement as UK Prime Minister this week
Sajid Javid seeks the common good
Dr Ralph Norman explores a how Sajid Javid claims to have taken inspiration from a sermon, ahead of writing his resignation letter.
Covid, the Cake, and the Cabinet
Dr Sarah Lieberman examines the consequences of the latest round of Covid fines to hit the government.
Boris Johnson’s first week as Prime Minister
Dr Sarah Lieberman discusses Boris Johnson’s first week as Prime Minister.
Plans for a new law on domestic abuse – a possible vacuous effort?
Dr Sofia Graca, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing, reflects on the Government’s plans to create a new law on domestic abuse.
Propaganda mapping and Brexit
Dr Alexander Kent, Reader in Cartography and Geographic Information Science, comments on the use of maps as propaganda tools, by the Vote Leave and the Remain campaigns, in the lead up to the EU Referendum.
Early general election – don’t bet on it
Dr Mark Bennister, Reader in Politics, explores the possibility of an early general election being called by the new prime minister