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Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Nigel Farage has yet again featured in the media spotlight this week after facing a barrage of criticism across the political spectrum for not contesting the Newark constituency by-election. Mr Farage faced embarrassment during

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Op:Ed – Workers Rights A Losing Battle In the War On Want

Op:Ed – Workers Rights A Losing Battle In the War On Want

Backbencher April 24, 2014 0

In an Op-Ed piece, a look at the plight of workers rights and a lack of real alternatives to government policies Unemployment is said to be declining, but remains at around three million as

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Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Lee Jenkins April 3, 2014 4

Labour, Tory, Lib Dem, or just a political geek, we can all find something to dislike and fear about UKIP They’re just not going away, are they? This week UKIP membership smashed through the

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Tory Rebranding: Party Games or Party Names?

Tory Rebranding: Party Games or Party Names?

Backbencher February 28, 2014 0

Robert Tyler considers the pros and cons of re-naming the Conservative Party This week, Robert Halfon, the Conservative MP for Harlow, said that the Conservative Party should be renamed the “Workers Party”, and that

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Data: Labour Safe Seats Are The Worst Places To Live

Data: Labour Safe Seats Are The Worst Places To Live

Lee Jenkins February 20, 2014 36

It’s nicer where the Tories are. A well known phrase in the fiercely tribal world of British politics, but is there any verity to it? I looked at the five safest Tory and the

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Demanding quotas for women endangers genuine gender equality

Demanding quotas for women endangers genuine gender equality

James Williamson February 18, 2014 0

James Williamson explores how many measures hoping to promote the role of women in politics may actually be a risk to the feminist cause. Amidst the news that more than 50% of Labour’s parliamentary

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Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Lee Jenkins February 13, 2014 0

The typical mid-term by-election that is really about so much more. The people of Wythenshawe and Sale East will today go to the polls and secure Labour a morale boosting but wholly expected by-election

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Tory-UKIP Non-Aggression Pact?

Tory-UKIP Non-Aggression Pact?

Lee Jenkins January 2, 2014 2

An outright Tory UKIP electoral pact may be off the cards. But there is still space for a non-aggression pact. Recent reports in The Telegraph have hinted that Nigel Farage may be harboring a

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Benefit tourism fears largely unfounded, claims European Commission study

Benefit tourism fears largely unfounded, claims European Commission study

Backbencher October 17, 2013 1

Bryony Clarke reports on an EU study vitiating anti-immigration claims by the Daily Mail and Telegraph. A European Commission study on European Union migration has reportedly rebuffed the ‘benefit tourism’ claims purveyed by the

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Has the Daily Mail gone too far this time?

Has the Daily Mail gone too far this time?

Backbencher October 3, 2013 3

Lizzie Roberts asks if the Daily Mail’s character assassination of Ralph Miliband is hard-nosed journalism, or a crass witch hunt. This weekend the Daily Mail published a smear campaign against Labour leader Ed Miliband’s

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