David Cameron responds to EU Referendum

Eleven months after delivering the first outright Conservative General Election victory since 1992, David Cameron came to the Commons Dispatch Box as a lame duck Prime Minister...


Trident Submarine Renewal

Theresa May’s debut, following the withdrawal of her final opponent in the Conservative leadership race the week before, was overshadowed by a spectacular outbreak of Labour infighting...


The vote to bomb ISIL in Syria

The Commons surprise vote in August 2013 rejecting armed intervention in the civil war in Syria was undoubtedly David Cameron’s worst-ever parliamentary defeat...


MPs pay tribute to their murdered colleague, Jo Cox

The political world shuddered to a halt as news emerged of the brutal murder of the Labour MP, Jo Cox...


The Lords reject the Government’s Tax Credit changes

The Government lost more than 50 votes in the House of Lords in the first year of the 2015 Parliament...


The Hillsborough inquest verdict

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, came to the Commons to announce the Government’s response in an emotionally-charged statement to the House...


An unexpected Leader of the Opposition

When the Speaker called on Jeremy Corbyn, it was the first time in 30 years in the Commons that the veteran left-winger had spoken at the Dispatch Box...


Responding to the Chilcot Report on the Iraq War

The Parliamentarians in both Lords and Commons had complained about the time taken by Sir John Chilcot to produce his report on the decision to go to war in Iraq...


David Cameron and the Panama Papers

The publication of the Panama Papers became a personal crisis for the Prime Minister, David Cameron, when his late father’s name cropped up...


The Commons votes down an attempt to loosen the Sunday Trading Laws

When the Government proposed a relaxation in the Sunday trading rules in England and Wales it created a rare political conjunction...


The Parliamentary Review is an annual initiative released to coincide with the beginning of the Parliamentary year.

Each of its twelve separate editions focuses on a key governmental policy area, with leading organisations and executives sharing personal insight and discussing good practice alongside Cabinet and senior ministers.

By combining commentaries from award-winning journalists with innovative thinking from industry experts, The Parliamentary Review provides a comprehensive summary of the past year and a reliable template for the year to come.


Philip Hammond appears alongside Blackrock and F&C in this year’s Finance Edition, which features insight from other leading corporations as well as reviewing the patterns of UK growth and the various implications that have arisen from the Brexit vote. MORE»


Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, heads-up a document that casts a critical eye on the difficulties facing care services in the UK. Despite a series of pressures, PJ Care, Longhurst Group and eight other care providers demonstrate the resilience of the sector. MORE»


Neil Parish is joined by a number of organisations from a range of sectors to look at how businesses of all stripes can do their bit to contribute to the environmental health of the country. From Seacourt to The London Borough of Southwark, this document shows that everyone can play their part. MORE»


Five bespoke documents draw attention to the richness of British Manufacturing. Philip Hammons is joined by Terry Scuoler, Ian Wright, Steve Elliott and a host of outstanding organisations to look back on a challenging but successful year. MORE»


Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling opens up about the exciting opportunities presented by Brexit, while Manfreight, Storm Aviation and seven other transport leaders share their best practice. The document also discusses HS3 and the M62 expansion. MORE»


Reviewing events such as the badger cull, milk prices and CAP payments, the 2015/16 Agriculture Edition provides an extensive look into the progress of the sector. Jane King appears alongside eleven leading agricultural organisations in an enthralling and instructive document. MORE»


The Technology Edition covers topics from artificial intelligence to virtual reality. With input from eight leading organisations, including Inhealthcare and Triaster, it demonstrates the critical role Britain has to play in the world’s technological future. The document is headed-up by Julian David, CEO of Tech UK. MORE»


The Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Sir Mike Richards, introduces examples of best practice from some of the leading CCGs and NHS trusts in the UK. The Healthcare Edition also looks back at the key issues from 2015/16, including the Junior Doctors dispute, waiting times and the challenge of funding the NHS. MORE»

Higher & Further Education

What effect will Brexit have on higher and further education in the UK? Dr Wendy Piatt, Director General of the Russel Group, reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead. Meanwhile, a review of the year scrutinises free-speech on campus, teaching excellence and the apprenticeship levy. MORE»

Secondary Education

In a year that saw two Education Secretaries and four shadow Education Secretaries, a range of secondary schools demonstrate how skilled head-teachers can steer their ships through choppy political waters. Labour’s Stephen Timms gives his thoughts on academisation. MORE»

Primary Education

Labour MP Stephen Timms is joined by Philip Hammond and a range of primary schools from the across the UK to share best practice and look ahead to the challenges facing primary education. The BBC’s Sean Coughlan reflects on the key moments of the past year. MORE»

Private Healthcare

Professor Sir Mike Richards heads-up a series of reports from an eclectic mix of expert private practitioners. The Private Healthcare Edition also features a look-back at the year, with a particular focus on increased competition in London’s private healthcare industry and the decline of PMI. MORE»