Parliament returns on Tuesday and it is expected that anti no-deal MPs will–with John Bercow’s help–quickly seize control of the order paper. They will then try and rush through a bill designed to…
Graham FarmeloRIP the UK Tory party, which has transmogrified into the New Brexit party. Today we learnt that Boris Johnson will bar Tory MPs who vote for the extension legislation from standing for the party at the coming General Election
The ancient Greeks wondered when “irrational” numbers can be approximated by fractions. By proving the longstanding Duffin-Schaeffer conjecture, two mathematicians have provided a complete answer.
Graham FarmeloThe ancient Greeks wondered when “irrational” numbers can be approximated by fractions. By proving the longstanding Duffin-Schaeffer conjecture, two mathematicians have answered the question
Fourteen years ago I sat on a commission chaired by Lord Puttnam and convened by the Hansard Society to examine Parliament’s relationship with the public. We declared in 2005 that “Parliament is currently failing in its democratic duty. Its...
In the absence of a formal constitution, British democracy is heavily reliant on politicians acting with honour
Graham Farmelo‘If Britain crashes out of the EU in the middle of an election campaign deliberately delayed by a prime minister with no mandate, it won’t just be the constitution that will be plunged into the darkest crisis of our modern history.’