Checks and Balances: Who’s holding the government to account?

The government is in the process of making crucial decisions that will affect the UK’s political, economic and cultural position in the world. If ever there was a time for effective scrutiny and opposition, it’s now. But, with the end of the clear two-party system, we are left with a much more disparate, fluid andRead more

The Theresa May government: New era, new agenda, new politics?

Theresa May has been a major political player in the UK for nearly two decades, but she’s still something of an enigma. A politician who is not yet fully known or understood. What is her real personality, what drives her politics, and what does she want to achieve during her time at No.10? As sheRead more

Theresa May – What’s in her inbox?

Theresa May is back from her holiday in the Swiss Alps. Her attention will be on preparations ahead of parliament resuming on the 5th September and her first party conference as leader in early October. Westminster Advisers’ team of policy and communications specialists have considered what the high priority issues are in our new primeRead more

UK Political Timeline – What happens now?

Westminster Advisers has produced a UK Political Roadmap following the referendum. This infographic provides clarity over what to expect in UK politics in the coming months. This shows the need to continue to engage with policymaking in Westminster and the devolved nations is as important as ever. Westminster Advisers has a number of specific servicesRead more

Conservative leadership candidates: A root and branch review

Westminster Advisers is delighted to be sharing our briefing on the Conservative leadership candidates nominated yesterday. Our briefing – Conservative leadership candidates: a root and branch review – gives you a snapshot of who’s more likely to succeed in the race to become the next Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister, according toRead more

The aftermath of the EU referendum: update and next steps

The implications of the referendum result have continued to develop throughout the weekend. As well as the immediate consequences, the wider political, economic and constitutional ramifications have become somewhat clearer. Our report looks at ongoing political developments, and the implications of these for policymaking in the coming days and weeks.  

Brexit – What now, what next?

News that the UK had voted to leave the European Union set off a domino effect across Westminster, the devolved nations, Europe and the rest of the world. The political, social and economic implications of the decision will be far-reaching and long lasting.