The real business at party conferences takes place in ministers’ hotel rooms

One of the weirdest things about party conferences is that Cabinet ministers hold parties, proper parties, in their hotel rooms. I should say first up, and very clearly, there’s nothing untoward about this. It’s a thing. Cabinet ministers invite hordes of their colleagues and journalists to their hotel rooms for lots and lots of wine […]

Report: 2024 European Parliament Elections: Navigating a Year of Change

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Next year’s European elections will be a significant moment of change for the EU as it looks to the future, while continuing to deal with competing and overlapping crises. At our recent roundtable, we discussed critical milestones ahead of these elections; the key trends and themes that will dominate the debate; and the current projections and potential scenarios after […]