Politics Category

25/09/2021

DEFRA

The ministerial Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)…

25/06/2021

Royal Assent

The monarch’s approval, called Royal Assent, puts the final seal…

21/05/2021

Nationalist parties

In three of the UK’s constituent parts there is at…

07/05/2021

The Beveridge Report

Sir William Beveridge (1879-1963) was born in British India and…

05/04/2021

The Northern Ireland Assembly

The devolved government of Northern Ireland has taken various forms…

07/03/2021

The VC and GC awards for heroism

The Victoria Cross (VC), named after Queen Victoria (1819-1901), was…

28/11/2020

The Privy Council

In the UK’s constitutional monarchy the Privy Council can be…

04/10/2020

The 1922 Committee

In 1922, Conservative MPs voted to end the coalition with…

07/09/2020

Lobby groups

Lobby groups, also known as pressure groups, have increased in…

06/07/2020

Black Rod

The Gentleman (or Lady) Usher of the Black Rod is…

11/06/2020

Party Conferences

Party Conferences take place annually, with the larger political parties…

17/04/2020

The Liberal Party

The Liberal Party endured mixed fortunes throughout its existence from…