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It’s that time of year again…
A balmy summer is coming to an end, the party conference season is just beginning, and the New Statesman is teaming up with dozens of partners and sponsors to deliver a huge range of fringe events attracting some of the biggest names in parliament, politics and business. Last year we hosted over 35 events across three conferences, bringing together policymakers and thought leaders for hours of enlightening and intelligent discussion and debate. Hosting MPs and peers from all sides of the House, we've organised panels of experts, Q&As and drinks receptions that are at the cutting edge of the conference calendar.
After yet another year of upsets and volatility in the UK political scene, this year's conferences are set to be as exciting and unpredictable as any, and the New Statesman will be at the forefront, bringing together politicians and high-profile figures in local government, charities, NGOs and industry, to discuss the most pressing policy issues and political controversies of the day.
Johnson’s argument is that, yes, parliament could prevent no deal, but in reality, wouldn’t have a majority to do so.
The procedural case appears open and shut. But the politics are trickier.
Finishing his tenure as Lord Mayor of Sheffield, when he declared Donald Trump a “wasteman”, Magid Magid has been elected a Green MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber.
In its second statutory investigation, the equalities watchdog will probe whether Labour's handling of racism complaints was lawful.
Remainers should focus on winning over marginal voters, not those it cannot hope to convince.
A historic victory for the cross-community Alliance underlines why Brussels won't shift
The Labour leader has made his strongest commitment to a new poll yet. But it isn't quite enough for pro-referendum MPs.
This election felt like watching a slow motion car crash. The leadership got this wrong, and they need to fix it - by being straight with people and staying true to our values.
The “Brexit Prime Minister” who failed to deliver Brexit will be remembered for her attempts to reduce immigration and her confrontations with the police.
Once dismissed as the home of cranks and utopian idealists, the Green Party is having a renaissance.