A government back on track?

By Tom Haynes As the dust settles following the Queen’s Speech today, political commentators are scrambling to see whether this is a pioneering speech from a government with a vision for a post-Brexit, post-Covid Britain, or simply a government all out of ideas.  The backdrop for this Queen’s Speech was far from a position of…

The Queen’s Speech: a second chance to make a first impression?

By Fraser Raleigh The first Queen’s Speech of the post-COVID and post-Brexit era represented a second chance for the government to prove it can deliver the domestic priorities that took it to victory in the last general election, but were blown off course by the pandemic. Its agenda for the next session of Parliament is…