Prospect is running a series of events and articles in the run up to May’s general election, exploring how Britain should run itself in the wake of the Scottish referendum.
Who pays for our politics?
Public funding of political parties is not perfect, but it’s better than the alternative—a system in which rich donors and trade unions can buy influence, writes Vernon Bogdanor.
Time to cut the House of Lords down to size
The Scottish referendum raised all sorts of questions about the purpose of the House of Lords—but the most urgent task is to reduce its numbers, says Meg Russell.