What’s on the agenda as the PM visits India?

By Devi Santosh Boris Johnson was hoping that all eyes would be on his visit to India today – his first since being elected in 2019. It was billed as a crucial diplomatic and trade visit, with hopes to entice India towards the West and wean the country off its dependence on Russian oil and…

Creaking and crumbling: what does the future hold for the Palace of Westminster?

By Fraser Raleigh As the furore over outside interests and second jobs rumbles on, trust in MPs may be facing another full-scale repair job, but so too is Parliament itself. With MPs back full-time in the Palace of Westminster now the hybrid system introduced during the pandemic has ended, they might be spending a bit more time looking around and wondering about the state of…