The EU’s Deforestation Regulation Sparks Protests from Farmers and Governments
Rural communities unable to participate in supply chain to Europe risk being left behind
How to access mental health services during the NHS winter crisis
Under the weight of covid-19 related backlogs, the annual pressure of the winter flu season, and covid-19 itself healthcare resources are becoming scarcer.
Neutrality under threat as Nigerian election looms
To support Nigeria’s upcoming elections the US State Department has announced visa restrictions for those involved in undermining democracy
Sports is a Mental Recovery Mechanism for Ukrainian Children Fleeing War
Exercise has long been understood by psychologists as one of the most powerful tools for mental health improvement.
The EU Special Representative to the Gulf will play a key role in EU-GCC relationship
Luigi Di Maio’s candidacy irks key countries across the EU and the Gulf
We can force Putin pay for Ukraine’s reconstruction
The New Lines Institute, a leading US Foreign Policy think tank, presented at the roundtable event the framework by which Russian funds already frozen by several Western Nations can be lawfully used to compensate Ukraine.
A Monarch’s death
The Queens death prompts Mark Jenkins to take a look at the theological implications of a coronation.
In Tackling Rising Food and Cost of Living Prices, the EU Finds an Unlikely Ally
As a result of the war in Ukraine, Europe, and the world, are facing unprecedented inflationary surges, cost of living and food security crises.
There’s a femtech revolution and the UK is leading it
Professor Asif Ahmed tells Mace how he’s leading the charge for developing new medicines to treat pre-eclampsia
The Diary: Andrew Griffith MP
The director of Number 10’s Policy Unit tells us about his return to Downing Street
Calling time on ‘just in time’
Biden’s executive order to reshape the supply chain might foster improved transatlantic trade relations with the European Union
What’s going on in the luxury car sector?
Luca Delfino tells Mace how Maserati is leading the way in design innovation
Last Orders: Dehenna Davison
The MP for Bishop Auckland on her commitment to the community, reducing violence and love of a good book
Our Westminster spy on the freeloading footie fan, Labour’s hard-left harrumphing and Johnson’s swinger consigliere
Carbis Bay gets the Yalta treatment
Can a Cornish eco hotel can live up to the glitz and glamour of the G7?
New Zealand’s high commissioner to the UK on Covid, cricket and Kiri Te Kanawa
Where next for Cain, Cummings and the rest?
Don’t have too much sympathy for SpAds on the out. Leaving Whitehall is when the fun starts…
Team Trump v Team Biden: Family v Experience
As Trump’s numbers soar in Florida ahead of the final Presidential debate on Thursday, the Mace considers the sea of difference between the Biden and Trump campaign
Why Britain should welcome a Biden landslide
Forget Trump, a Biden Presidency would be best for Britain, says George Peel
Don’t give up the day job
The legal profession is outraged by attorney general Suella Braverman’s response to the internal market bill
Meet the Grandfather of the House
Everyone knows about the Father of the House but you may not have heard that the self-styled ‘Grandfather of the House’ is Sir Bill Cash – now the oldest Member of the Commons. Cash – who will be 80 on May 10th – proudly drives to the Commons in a 1992 Jaguar Sovereign older than […]
Iain Dale’s Top 100 in British Politics
The movers, shakers and rule-breakers making their mark in Westminster
Act Fast to Fix the Homeless Crisis
As the government’s emergency housing programme, Everyone In, winds down, the homelessness sector is on high alert for a rise in rough sleeping
APPG – Football Brings People Together
As a proud season ticket holder at Manchester United, my passion for football started at a young age, writes Katherine Fletcher MP
Clashing Tribes: The Longevity of ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Politics
Whatever you think of identity politics, the social battleground between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ is here to stay, argues Robert Ford.
Hard rain coming: Inside the Whitehall revolution
George Peel examines Downing Street’s ruthless approach to civil service reform
The Corridor – Blues Brother
The ascension of Davie to the top job at the Beeb in June aroused a considerable degree of suspicion among the corporation’s not insubstantial number of lefties on account of his Tory history.
Long Table: Peter Mandelson’s Cosy Country Life in Lockdown
Tucked away in Wiltshire, Peter Mandelson read his way through lockdown, when he wasn’t zooming into the Lords
Pepys: A Tsar is Born
Since the first UK tsar was appointed, a veritable explosion has followed – but what exactly are the rules regarding such headline-garnering appointments?
The Unconventional Diplomat – Vanessa Neumann
I signed up for diplomacy, but got politics, says Venezuela’s British Ambassador
Bring Back Politics-by-the-sea
Seaside-town voters in red wall seats helped secure the prime minister’s landslide
Erskine: Bernard Jenkin MP
Attempts to modernise the civil service, one of the great institutions of state, will put unnecessary strain on the UK constitution
Protecting our Heritage
There is perhaps no organisation that exemplifies Britain’s regional spirit of place better than English Heritage.
The Scourge of the Political Celebrity
Political celebs don’t win elections, they just get in the way
A Shakespearean in Downing Street
It was in another lifetime that Boris Johnson stood up – on the eve of the May era, in fact – and quoted Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
Library: William Boyd – Brexit won’t change the way we think about ourselves
The acclaimed author of 15 novels, including Any Human Heart, debates how seismic events make their way into storytelling
Last Orders: Sir Anthony Seldon
Fresh from writing an account of Theresa May’s time in Downing Street, the historian finds time to talk about the state of the nation – and other matters.
The Clown Prince Ascends to his Throne
There’s plenty of egg-on-face – or just embarrassed silence – for the many pundit hacks, often former Tory colleagues of Boris, who wrote him off as a priapic clown.
Meet the Class of 2019
George Peel surveys the best of the new crop and finds much to celebrate in all the parties
Police must protect the public not just catch the bad guy
Rotherham’s MP, Sarah Champion, chair of an important parliamentary group on adult survivors of child sexual abuse, wants to see some change at the MoJ
Diplomat from Down Under: George Brandis
Australia’s top envoy in London reflects on moving from politics to diplomacy and on the deep historical ties that bind his country with the United Kingdom.
Neil Wigan’s Hectic Days in Tel Aviv
His schedule is packed but there’s never a dull day for Neil Wigan, the British ambassador to Israel. He gives the lowdown on his life in Israel
A New Magazine for a New Parliament
When the clocks struck 11pm on 31 January, it was the end of our 45-year relationship with the EU.