VANESHA SINGH: Fabian conspiracies can be put into two categories: those that claim the society want to dominate the world, and those that believe it is already successfully doing so.
LYNN HENDERSON: Much like parliament, politics is in need of renovation.
CAT SMITH: Changes to voting arrangements represent the first step on a slippery slope.
ANDREW FAGAN: While human rights must continue to seek to protect the most vulnerable and weak in our societies, its defenders also need to urgently concern themselves with broader, more ostensibly banal and everyday concerns.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: Experience suggests that careful evaluation is prudent before promoting specific technologies in the health service, but there is much to gain from empowering staff and patients with functioning computer systems that work and that can communicate with each other.
HELEN LACKNER: The UK’s seat at the UN Security Council represents a significant opportunity to form the basis for real negotiations between the two most prominent Yemeni parties to help end the conflict but one which has not yet been seized.