The London 2012 Olympics, although only four years ago, already represent a very different time politically, coming as they did before IndyRef, Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. But, argue Mark Pope, Jan Niklas Rolf and Nora Siklodi roots of our current political climate could be seen at the time of the Olympics, even if they espoused a rhetoric of […]
Since 1992, British governments have routinely published lists of cabinet committees. Nicholas Allen and Nora Siklodi argue that the latest list reveals much about the policy priorities and distribution of power in Theresa May’s government, and also provides a key insight into the new prime minister’s governing style.
The right to create cabinet committees is an important source of prime ministerial power: […]