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A2 Government and Politics

 

Prime Minister Theresa May and the Conservative Party

 

Links to full coverage of the Premiership of Theresa May on  the BBC, Guardian, Independent and Telegraph sites.

Links to full coverage of 2017 General Election General Election Coverage [Guardian] and General Election Coverage [BBC]

 

Theresa May Chronology  July 21st 2016...

April 2017

Click here for Andrew Rawnsley's Observer article on Theresa May [April 30th ]

Click here for Observer editorial on Theresa May's "lack of a credible programme" [April 30th]

Click here for the  IFS publication on impact of Coalition and Conservative Tax and Benefit Changes to 2020 April 27th .

IPSOS MORI Political Monitor

General Election Prospects [Robert Ford: Guardian]

General Election Coverage [BBC]

General Election Coverage [Guardian]

Theresa May's Election U Turn [BBC}

Theresa May and Trade with India   [Guardian]

Theresa May and Trade with Saudi Arabia  [Guardian]

Information on the Benefit Cap [BBC]

Sure Start [Guardian]

Freedom of Movement [Guardian]

Theresa May and Gibraltar [BBC]

Theresa May and Brexit Negotiation Issues [BBC]

March 2017

The Great Repeal Bill [BBC]

The Great Repeal Bill [Guardian]

Click here for recent welfare changes March 2017

Click here and here and here and here for more recent coverage March 2017

Theresa May's difficult week [Guardian]  [U turn, electoral expenses scandal, Scotland]

U Turn over planned National Insurance increase for self- employed [BBC}

Budget 2017: Key points

Will the PM allow indyref2 ?

Dismissal of Lord Heseltine

Health, Social Care and Education

Parliament defeat Dubs amendment

Leaked tape of Surrey's council tax government deal

More information on Surrey's council tax government deal

Plans  for more Grammar Schools

Second Brexit defeat for Government in Lords

IFS predicts very slow UK economic growth and increased income inequality[Guardian]

Government pledge to reverse Lords defeat [Guardian]

Government pledge to reverse Lords Defeat  on EU residents of UK[BBC]

February 2017

Stoke Central By-election result [Guardian]

Copeland By-election result [BBC]

NHS Difficulties [Guardian]

Domestic Violence [Guardian]

Dangers of Continued Austerity[Observer]

Brexit [Guardian]

Government White Paper on Brexit plan. [BBC]

House of Commons vote on Article 50 [BBC]

 

January 2017

Donald Trump and State visit to the UK

Theresa May and USA visit [BBC]

Supreme Court Decision on Parliament and Article 50 [BBC]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech [You Tube]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech Transcript [The Independent]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech Coverage [BBC]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech [Guardian]

EU Referendum and Brexit Coverage [Guardian]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech [Daily Mail]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech [Telegraph]

Theresa May's Brexit Speech :An Interpretation [The Conversation]

Theresa May and The Shared Society [Full Speech]

Theresa May and the Shared Society [via Facebook]

Sunday Telegraph article on Theresa May

Theresa May and The Shared Society [Telegraph]

Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph Coverage of Theresa May [many articles]

Theresa May and the NHS  : One; Two [The Observer]

Theresa May article by Andrew Rawnsley

Theresa May's future speech on Brexit [The Guardian]

Theresa Maybe; Britain's Indecisive Prime Minister [The Economist]

Briefing on Theresa May's Premiership [The Economist]

Appointment of Sir Tim Barrow as new UK Ambassador to the EU [BBC coverage]

Appointment of Sir Tim Barrow as new UK Ambassador to the EU [Guardian coverage]

Resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers UK Ambassador to the EU [Guardian Editorial]

Resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers [Guardian coverage]

Resignation of UK Ambassador to the BBC [BBC]

December 2016

Theresa May, Brexit and the Civil Service [Guardian]

European Court of Justice rules Investigatory Powers Act Illegal [Guardian]

Embarrassment over Brexit leaks [Guardian]

Impact of Richmond Park By-Election [Observer]

Impact of Richmond Park By-Election [Observer]

Impact of Richmond Park By-Election [Observer]

Richmond Park By-Election: Result and Analysis [BBC]

The Tories and Hard Brexit [BBC]

10 Lessons from Richmond Park By-Election [Guardian]

Richmond Park and the Liberal Democrats [Prof. John Curtice: Guardian]

Richmond Park By-Election [Guardian]

 

 

November

Autumn Statement [BBC Coverage]

Autumn Statement [Guardian coverage]

The Investigatory Powers Act [BBC Radio 4 30 minutes]

The Investigatory Powers Act [BBC]

The Investigatory Powers Act [Guardian]

The Investigatory Powers Act [New Statesman]

Theresa May ,CBI Speech, Brexit  and Workers on Boards [BBC]

Theresa May and Workers on Boards [Guardian]

60 Conservative MPs back call  to leave Single Market [BBC]

Senior Tories urge Theresa May to drop Brexit Supreme Court Appeal [BBC]

Theresa May and Party Management [BBC]

Theresa May and the House of Lords [BBC]

Theresa May and the House of Lords [Guardian]

Theresa May and the House of Lords [Guardian]

Theresa May and India [Guardian]

Theresa May and relations with India [BBC]

Impact of Judicial Decision [Guardian: Heather Stewart and others]

Impact of Judicial Decision [Guardian Panel]

Impact of Judicial decision [Guardian: Polly Toynbee]

Impact Of Judicial decision [Guardian; Rowena Mason and others ]

Brexit , the Judiciary and Liz Truss [Guardian]

Brexit , the Judiciary and the Rule of Law [The Conversation]

Tory MP Stephen Phillips Resigns [BBC]

Tory MP Stephen Phillips Resigns {Guardian]

Theresa May , Judiciary  and Brexit [BBC

The Judiciary and Brexit [BBC]

The Judiciary and Brexit[BBC]

 

 

October

Zac Goldsmith resignation as Conservative MP over Heathrow decision [BBC]

Theresa May and One Nation Conservatism {Conservative Home: Tim Bale]

Third Runway at Heathrow approved [BBC}

Theresa May and Divisions in Cabinet [Andrew Rawnsley Observer]

Theresa May and Cabinet [Mark Mardell : BBC]

Theresa May and Philip Hammond[ Guardian]

On Mark Carney[Guardian]

Social Security Benefits [Report of IFS data]

The Conservative Government , Parliament and Brexit [Observer]

The State of British Politics [Observer]

Michael Wilshaw on Grammar Schools [Observer]

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit [BBC]

 MPs demand vote on Brexit Terms [Guardian]

Give Public a vote on Brexit Terms [Senior diplomat: Guardian]

British Politics and Big Money [Guardian]

Immigration and the UK Economy [The Independent]

The Conservative Party Conference [Owen Jones Guardian]

Theresa May and Brexit [Polly Toynbee Guardian]

Leaving the EU [BBC Information]

September

Theresa May, Populism and  and Grammar Schools [Gaby Hinchcliffe Guardian]

Theresa May and Hinckley Point

Theresa May [Polly Toynbee Guardian]

AUGUST

Theresa May and the next stages of Brexit {The Guardian]

The World according to Theresa May [The Conversation]

Theresa May must now define herself [Matthew d'Ancona Guardian] 

Theresa May , Obesity and Poverty [Guardian H. Siddique and R. Syal]

George Osborne and Hinckley Point [Guardian]

JULY

Theresa May, Hinckley Point and related matters [Andrew Rawnsley]

Cabinet Dissension over Europe Independent  

Theresa May and PMQT Guardian

Theresa May and PMQT Guardian

Theresa May and Poverty Polly Toynbee Guardian

Theresa May in France Guardian

Theresa May in France BBC

Theresa May in France BBC  

Theresa May in Germany BBC July

 

 

The First Week

Who is Theresa May? BBC

Theresa May : One Nation Conservative BBC

Theresa May: New Prime Minister Guardian

Theresa May's Speech ; an interpretation Guardian

George Osborne; An Ex-Chancellor Guardian

George Osborne : a critical assessment [Aditya Chakrabortty: Guardian]

Philip Hammond : New Chancellor BBC

The new Cabinet [BBC]

The new Cabinet {BBC]

The new Cabinet [Polly Toynbee Guardian]

Gender  diversity in the first  May Government [LSE]

Government axes Department of Energy and Climate Change [BBC]

Government axes Department of Energy and Climate Change [Guardian]

The new Cabinet {Guardian]

New Cabinet Personnel {Guardian]

Junior ministerial appointments [Guardian]

The new Government [Guardian editorial]

Theresa May to visit Scotland [Guardian]

Theresa May [Martin Kettle Guardian]

Boris Johnson [The Guardian Page: several articles]

A progressive's guide to Theresa May  [The New Statesman]

Theresa May and Policy [The New Statesman]

Michael Gove: from hero to zero in 3 weeks [The Huffington Post]

Liam Fox [The Independent]

Theresa May [Observer Editorial]

Theresa May and the Conservative Party [Professor Tim Bale Observer]

Theresa May [Andrew Rawnsley Observer]