New Home Secretary won’t solve the Cabinet customs union conundrum

A man who has held a government post since 2010 should not be seen as an ‘unknown quantity’. But that’s exactly what Sajid Javid will be when he joins the Cabinet Brexit sub-committee on Wednesday. 

The real tests for Labour lie outside of London

On Thursday 3rd May, there will be 4,350 seats up for election across 32 London boroughs, 34 metropolitan boroughs, 68 district and borough councils and 17 unitary authorities.

#KOT: Kenyans respond to Cambridge Analytica revelations

The dust was only just starting to settle after a period of turbulence. Two weeks before, Kenya’s long-standing political adversaries, President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, stood together to deliver a joint statement.

The digital future of healthcare in the UK

A recent Portland-Tech UK event, chaired by Professor Mike Bewick, former Deputy Medical Director at NHS England, offers some instructive lessons into the digital future of healthcare in the UK.

The Commonwealth – Shackled by a historic legacy

Can the Commonwealth really move towards a common future?

London Elections 2018: 10 things to look out for

In the run up to council elections in London, Portland has compiled a list of 10 things to look out for when Londoners go to the polls.

Dementia Strikes Children Too

Portland’s Health team helps to launch Dementia Strikes Children Too campaign in the UK.

Brexit: why we are not out of the woods

While Theresa May will herald Friday's agreement as a vital certainty for businesses and investors in the UK, the ‘transition’ deal is more a ‘standstill’ agreement with some incentives for either side on the areas on which political priorities have rested.

Professor Hawking’s final campaign: the NHS

Professor Hawking’s persistent activism provides a blueprint for us all as we seek new ways to provide world-class care, free at the point of use, long into the future.

#IWD2018: Still more work to be done

International Women’s Day has become a permanent global fixture, having been celebrated since the early 1990s. But what exactly does it stand or? 

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