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Education: The Yellow Perspective

Victoria Monro January 25, 2013 5

Victoria Monro suggests that the Liberal Democrats do have something to say for libertarians. ANYONE who knows me knows I’ve had a bit of an odd relationship with parties: member of none, I’ve campaigned

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How to Lose Votes and Alienate People

Daniel Pryor January 15, 2013 2

Daniel Pryor laments MPs failure to engage a predominantly disinterested younger generation. IN THE dying days of 2012, I found myself relaxing over a pint in a small Devon pub. Surrounded by a group who

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PMQs Round-Up – 21/11/12

PMQs Round-Up – 21/11/12

Backbencher November 21, 2012 4

Victoria Monro   For my first ever piece on Prime Minister’s Questions, I rather hoped for a few more fireworks than we actually saw. David Cameron’s infamous red face never made an appearance, and

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How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

Backbencher November 20, 2012 4

Peter Taylor ponders the imporance of the by-election; It is easy to overestimate the impact of any by-election in the UK: they often capture the ‘mood’ at the time and lurch from one extreme

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EU budget vote; more harm than good?

Joe Ferris November 2, 2012 3

  Wednesday saw the biggest Tory rebellion of the coalition as backbench MP’s successfully passed an amendment calling for a cut in EU spending. The Government had expected to be increasing spending, but only

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PMQs round-up: The Return of Punch and Judy

PMQs round-up: The Return of Punch and Judy

Backbencher October 17, 2012 4

By Fatuma Ukwaju Conference season is officially over, making way for the return of Punch and Judy. The surprise resurrection of Benjamin Disraeli, made me curious as to what the Leader of the Opposition would

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No Tory Win Under Cameron In 2015?

No Tory Win Under Cameron In 2015?

Michael St George October 17, 2012 3

Conventional wisdom argues that the fiscal aftermath of the financial crisis has changed the former consensus that UK politics had become, at least in economics, a largely ideology-free zone. Despite Labour’s occasional grudging acceptance

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Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Alex MacDonald October 15, 2012 3

Today was a day for the history books as the referendum for Scottish Independence was officially agreed to be held in the next two years. The referendum will have only 1 question on it

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An Underwhelming Conference Season

An Underwhelming Conference Season

Lee Jenkins October 11, 2012 3

I may have rose tinted glasses, but party conferences used to be pretty buoyant affairs. Predictable, but buoyant. The Tory Conference would see the party leaders throwing the grassroots some red meat on crime

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One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

Christopher Gage October 3, 2012 2

Following his game-changing ‘One Nation’ speech yesterday, Ed Miliband hosted a question and answer session with his party’s delegates. Another resounding performance would have no doubt, shaken the teacups at CCHQ. A toothy, boyish

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