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PARLIAMENT/PM & CABINET: Chancellor abandons rise in NICs

Use this example to show how parliamentary oversight of government is far more effective when the ruling party has a slim majority of MPs in the House of Commons. The U turn on raising National Insurance Contributions for the self employed can also be used to illistrate how Theresa May largely ignored her cabinet, and approved the policy without consulting her ministerial colleagues. The subsequent decision to backtrack was also not discussed in cabinet, which could point to her centralising tendencies akin to Thatcher and Blair.

PM & CABINET / POLITICAL PARTIES: May pushes for expansion of grammar schools

CONGRESS /PARTIES /PRESIDENCY: House Republicans block Trump's Healthcare plan