Jim Shannon draws on medical research to argue that vitamin D prescriptions are a crucial component to living in a post-lockdown Covid world.
Anthony Mangall MP, chair of the APPG on the prevention of sexual violence in conflict initative (PSVI) reminds Parliament why it’s time to reignite the UK’s global initiative in recognising, punishing and supporting the victims of crimes committed on the sidelines of war.
Mace’s latest index is the first act in our deep dive into the UK’s mighty creative industries sector. We’ve toured museums, galleries and theatres and profile the people performing with the most political influence in Westminster today.
Conservative backbencher and climate campaigner Selaine Saxby spoke at the Westminster Hall debate on World Oceans Day
As EV uptake grows, so too does another headache for the government, writes Patrick Hall.
Westminster observers are concerned the landmark climate conference could prove little more than a showpiece. Stakeholders advised how to avoid that fate.
The kidnapping of journalist Roman Protasevich is only the latest, shocking assault on those who speak truth to power.
By Damian Collins MP
To paraphrase John Lennon, “You say you want devolution – well, you know, we all want to change the world.”
The prime minister’s friend-turned-enemy is right to point out the government’s misguided plans for herd immunity last year. Ministers shouldn’t be allowed to deny it.
The party’s dream of a majority for independence may have come true, but not in the way they had hoped, writes Megan Kenyon
The political power lunch is back. Mace chose 9 of the best locations for the bloodthirsty and just thirsty
Contrary to the book’s very first line, Duncan was not “at the centre of British politics for nearly thirty years”.
An Institute for Government report diagnosed Whitehall’s mixed success during the coronavirus pandemic. Its lead author said making the necessary changes will be no mean feat.
In her latest Jackdaw circular, Marie Le Conte observes a rare ceasefire in Tory backbench alliances. Will it hold?
Mandatory minimum sentencing is an unwise aspect of considerations made by the MPs’ lobby group led by Dehenna Davison, argues Bill Bowkett
Symbol of British decline or catalyst for seaside renewal? Either way, they deserve our love and attention, argues Adam Solomons
Fear and unease are widespread among women across the UK. Gestures from Westminster won’t cut it, argues Megan Kenyon.
In her latest Jackdaw entry, Marie Le Conte argues Westminster politicians are forgetting about one very important issue.
I have no plans to leave, but I have to confess that the past few years haven’t been easy on us immigrants, argues Marie Le Conte
In the social media age, the amplification of a constant drumbeat of false and harmful messaging that can radicalise its recipients, argues Damian Collins
The Chancellor must make this an economic budget, not a political one, argues Eliot Wilson
Homelessness remains a stain on society. One policy can end it, argues Brooks Newmark.
We still have plenty to learn from the father of English literature and former MP, argues William Cash
Facebook’s Director of Public Policy for Northern Europe, Edward Bowles, praises the UK’s holistic approach to tech regulation and outlines the challenges to come
How can Britain be a global leader whilst cutting billions in overseas aid, asks Harriett Baldwin MP
David Baddiel’s Jews Don’t Count is well-intentioned but sloppy, says Adam Solomons
Republicans exploiting the language of unity seek to minimise their role in the Capitol riot. Americans must see through them, says Adam Solomons
Biden might look like a return to normality, but he is far from it, says Ferdie Rous
Over a third of Biden’s cabinet nominees may be Catholic, but it won’t affect their politics, says Ferdie Rous
We shouldn’t blame each other for the latest COVID spike. One man ought to take responsibility, says Adam Solomons
As the torch passes to the second Irish Catholic president, how do Joe Biden and JFK compare, asks Damian Collins
As America swears in its oldest ever oldest president, Liz Emerson asks why politicians today fail to represent the young
The last days of Trump have seen the US descend into chaos amid riots and the invasion of the Capitol building in Washington, but it’s not the last of the Donald, says Brooks Newmark
Why Thomas Becket’s murder 850 years ago remains a cautionary tale for special advisers today, says William Cash
Thirty years of short-termism has left the transport and energy sectors in a stagnating mess, says Tony Lodge, but with Brexit done, there is a chance for some real change
As Brexit negotiations continue in the 11th hour, Marie Le Conte considers the omnipresent question of the last four years
British espionage writer John le Carré has died aged 89. William Cash reflects on his legacy
Since Boris Johnson won an 80-seat landslide at last year’s general election, he has never quite looked in control. But he could yet recover, says Harry Mount
With the corridors of Westminster emptied by the pandemic, former insiders are out of the loop and personal connections rule supreme, says Marie Le Conte
Fashion can make or break in Westminster, says former aide to Jeremy Corbyn Frances Leach
Bercow may be long gone but bullying is still very much alive in the House of Commons, says Adam Solomons
Virtual MP’s surgeries are less strenuous and less time-consuming than their face-to-face equivalents. Josh Dell hails the benefits of their digitisation
In 60 days, America should prosecute the outgoing president for the atrocities of his time in office, argues Anthony Scaramucci (Trump’s former head of communications), Alan Blotcky and Seth Norrholm
Whilst we applaud the genius of medical science, don’t think ‘special care’ is a modern invention. The roots of free hospital care go back centuries, says William Cash
Don’t have too much sympathy for SpAds on the out. Leaving Whitehall is when the fun starts…
Dominic Cummings’s departure from Downing Street gives Boris Johnson the chance to reshuffle his team on more democratic lines, says former SpAd Peter Cardwell
As Dominic Cummings leaves Downing Street for the last time, William Cash notes that his legacy will extend far beyond his own disruption of Whitehall
As winter sets in, former minister Brooks Newmark explains how the government should tackle homelessness
As pollsters take a battering, again, William Cash recalls how Obama’s fixer, Jim Messina, called the election perfectly
To soothe public outrage, says Marie Le Conte, the government need to look beyond the green benches
While Marcus Rashford’s anti-poverty campaign is commendable, only the state can put an end to child poverty, says Adam Solomons
With the last Presidential debate tonight, Christopher Altieri longs for the debates of old
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
The Conservatives need to pick a side in the culture war, otherwise they’ll lose it, says Ferdie Rous
As a report reveals that Joe Biden will benefit from his son‘s deal with China’s largest energy company, Nicholas Wapshott explains why he still has the best chance of winning the Presidency
‘Religion was the elephant in the room’ at last night’s Presidential town hall showdowns. It may yet decide the election, says William Cash
As Boris goes from one blunder to the next, the German chancellor has kept the virus under control, says John Kampfner
Damian Collins MP explains how digital campaigns alter our perceptions of the news
As Kellyanne Conway steps back from her role at the White House, her daughter, Claudia, becomes an internet sensation
William Cash asks whether the PM can learn from how Thatcher handled the IRA bombing of exactly 36 years ago
Forget Trump, a Biden Presidency would be best for Britain, says George Peel
The American President is an apex predator, while his opponent is a pantomime horse, says Conrad Black