Being an MP doesn’t protect me from racism in the workplace | Bell Ribeiro-Addy | Opinion

A study carried out by the broadcaster ITV has shown that almost two-thirds of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs have experienced some form of racism while working in parliament. Not a single figure or piece of testimony from the survey shocked me – even though I am a brand new MP. Being an … Read more Being an MP doesn’t protect me from racism in the workplace | Bell Ribeiro-Addy | Opinion

Desire to deliver behind No 10’s power grab – but it could backfire | Politics

“In No 10, there’s nothing there: there’s nothing behind the door.” Stewart Wood, who advised Gordon Brown during his premiership, says he can understand Dominic Cummings’ desire to gather more of the levers of power into the prime minister’s hands. “There’s a secretariat; a few clever officials are on loan; and the advisers. And that’s … Read more Desire to deliver behind No 10’s power grab – but it could backfire | Politics

A citizens’ assembly on climate is pointless if the government won’t listen | Stephen Buranyi | Opinion

When MPs announced a citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency last June, two crucial things hadn’t yet happened: Boris Johnson’s takeover of the Conservative party; and the subsequent general election campaign where the main opposition parties each offered radical plans to address the climate crisis, and then lost to Johnson, who had offered no plan … Read more A citizens’ assembly on climate is pointless if the government won’t listen | Stephen Buranyi | Opinion