SNP MPs walk out of the House of Commons during PMQs after Ian Blackford was kicked out of sittings on June 13, 2018. | Copyright: PA

Love it or hate it, the SNP stunt worked

The SNP stunt was pure PR genius. It wasn't completely spontaneous, it was theatrical and entertaining, but that’s exactly what it needed to be.

Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio during the swearing-in ceremony for Italy's new government on June 1, 2018. | Copyright: PA

Farage's allies in Italy are normalising far-right politics

Of Farage's various allies, the Italian's are perhaps the most complex.

Big Ben: MPs were largely compliant on crucial Lords amendments

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MPs mute and obedient as government gives itself mighty powers

Time for parliament to take back control | Copyright: iStock

Brexit amendments: Time for parliament to take back control

Downing Street has only ever really had three arguments to keep its MPs in line, none of which make any sense. The government does not own the Brexit mandate and the public deserve MPs who have made basic efforts to guide the process in the event of executive failure.

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