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Developing the Local

Developing the Local

Backbencher May 15, 2013 0

Elijah Pryor I’m writing this article in the hope that it will inspire people of all creeds to think about the alternatives to mainstream politics, in the hope that one day a new party

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Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps May 7, 2013 2

Andrew Thorpe-Apps urges Conservatives to listen to the concerns of ordinary folk. UKIP gained a staggering 139 Councillors in the recent local elections, surpassing the dreams of even its most ardent supporters. Predictably, the

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A New Political Battleground: Rise of the UKIP Force

Backbencher May 6, 2013 0

Matthew Stinchcombe, UKIP declared a ‘sea-change’ at the 2013 local elections winning 147 councillors in local authorities (a gain of 139 seats) and an average of 25% of the vote across the areas which

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Why Do UKIP Attract The Crazies?

Why Do UKIP Attract The Crazies?

Lee Jenkins May 1, 2013 5

Are UKIP inadvertently making themselves a magnet for undesirable views? It’s not been a great week for the UKIP Press Office. A slew of embarrassing disclosures about the extremely questionable personal views of some

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Keep Calm and Carry On with Austerity

Keep Calm and Carry On with Austerity

Andrew Thorpe-Apps April 27, 2013 3

Andrew Thorpe-Apps warns George Osborne not to waiver from fiscal discipline. Unemployment jumped by 70,000 in the three months to the end of February, amid the lowest growth in pay rises since 2001. The number

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Who Are Thatcher’s Children?

Michael St George April 12, 2013 1

As in personal life, so in political life: legacies are tricky things. If failure is an orphan bastard, then success always has a multitude of claimants to be both antecedents and descendants, and never

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Britain should not intervene in Saudi Paralysis

Britain should not intervene in Saudi Paralysis

Backbencher April 8, 2013 4

  According to reports, the government of Saudi Arabia is to carry out a sentencing of paralysis on a Saudi man as punishment for paralysing another man. It is a draconian punishment for an

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We must invade North Korea

James Snell April 8, 2013 12

  North Korea have now stated the usual cycle of sabre-rattling and combative rhetoric, determined to make the South feel under threat. This tactic is sometimes effective, but the mechanisms of its use are

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Military Crisis: Which Party leader do the public trust most?

Backbencher April 1, 2013 0

  Stephen Morris, In case you hadn’t noticed, the rhetoric in the West Pacific has been ramping up over recent weeks, leading to concerns that the regional actors may be descend into full scale

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The European Question, and a Very British Answer

The European Question, and a Very British Answer

Backbencher March 30, 2013 0

Andy Findon says Cameron’s gamble on Europe may prove fatal for the Tories. In 1992, John Major faced down opposition from his own government and signed the Maastricht Treaty. Since then, the split amongst the Conservative Party over Europe has

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