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Spads Review – Can a 5 minute Political Comedy work?

Spads Review – Can a 5 minute Political Comedy work?

Derek Scott May 19, 2016 0

‘Spads’, or ‘Special Advisors’, are the media, political or economic advisors that political parties of varying stripes have adopted in recent decades in increasing numbers. Partly this is to fill knowledge gaps with specialist

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Jeremy Corbyn’s run will end in 2016, predict bookies

Jeremy Corbyn’s run will end in 2016, predict bookies

Alex MacDonald October 7, 2015 0

When will Jeremy Corbyn leave the Labour Party? Before December? 2016.. or 2020? Corbyn, who didn’t exactly ignite the Labour faithful with this year’s conference speech, continues to attract doubters and critics to his corner.

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Corbyn’s Victory is Good For One Thing – Changing the Debate

Corbyn’s Victory is Good For One Thing – Changing the Debate

Gareth Stone September 17, 2015 0

Since May, throughout the summer of Corbyn and beyond, one grey old canard oft repeated has been that playing to the centre ground wins elections. However devoted his supporters, Corbyn is going the other

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Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Joey Simnett September 14, 2015 3

Since winning the Labour leadership nomination, Jeremy Corbyn has started announcing his appointments to his Shadow Cabinet. Most notable of these is Hayes MP John McDonnell as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. This is

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Liberals Watch Out – Corbyn’s About

Liberals Watch Out – Corbyn’s About

Tom Davies August 23, 2015 1

If you’ve listened to pretty much anyone who has attempted to given an educated opinion on the issue – apart from Owen Jones and people on your Facebook newsfeed who have jumped on every

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Has The Time Come for Labour’s Position as Opposition?

Has The Time Come for Labour’s Position as Opposition?

Tom Davies August 14, 2015 1

Given all this debate at the moment about Jeremy Corbyn and the possibility of a party split and/or full on collapse, does anybody else feel like the Labour party might be nearing the end

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Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Daniel Pryor December 18, 2012 2

  A brief Twitter exchange with Independent columnist Owen Jones reaffirmed to me that groundless vitriol surrounds the concept of a ‘flat tax’ (or, more accurately, a proportionate tax). In a recent article discussing

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