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The Political 2017-18 Season Summer Preview

The Political 2017-18 Season Summer Preview

Ed Creedy August 14, 2017 0

With the summer recess coming to an end in a few weeks, and as a celebration of the return of the Premier League for the 2017-18 season, we review the major parties’ end of

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Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Richard Marshall July 30, 2017 0

Debt. 30, 40 or 50 years ago it was a dirty word, something to be avoided and only to be acquired in the most important or extreme circumstances. Now it is by and large

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Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

James Bickerton July 27, 2017 3

Earlier today Momentum, the left-wing campaign group which acts as Jermey Corbyn’s Praetorian Guard, posted a video which portrayed opponents of Labour policies as ignorant poshos. The video features five upper middle-class diners, complete

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Is it time to build a conservative Momentum?

Is it time to build a conservative Momentum?

James Bickerton July 21, 2017 3

Following the disappointing election result of 8 June a good deal of attention has been directed, quite rightly, at how to avoid a repeat. This has focused partly on Conservative mistakes, in particular the

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Corbynites are terrified by the rise of #Moggmentum

Corbynites are terrified by the rise of #Moggmentum

James Bickerton July 15, 2017 2

Moggmentum, the grassroots campaign calling for Jacob Rees-Mogg to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader (and Prime Minister) has been picked up by supporters of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. And boy are they unhappy

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How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

James Bickerton July 12, 2017 23

It’s entirely possible that Jeremy Corbyn is our next Prime Minister. A month ago that statement would have sounded absurd, but then in 2017 a month is a veritable era in politics. According to

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The Tories and the hunt – foxed again?

The Tories and the hunt – foxed again?

Ed Creedy July 8, 2017 0

Fox hunting has been a live issue in British politics for over a decade. Since the then-Labour Government voted in a ban on the sport in 2004, the issue of fox hunting has repeatedly

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DUP: Deal or no Deal?

DUP: Deal or no Deal?

Ed Creedy June 26, 2017 1

At long last the Tories and the DUP have cobbled together an agreement, and we have some semblance of government. Hardly “5 Days in May”, over two and a half weeks since the election

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Dear Tories, Stick to Theresa: she is a saviour still

Dear Tories, Stick to Theresa: she is a saviour still

S.K. Khanna June 23, 2017 0

The Tory Party, of course, remains to its true self: efficient to the point of brutality. The murmurs of dissent already mould the atmosphere. The heirs of Edmund Burke have somehow forgotten the virtues

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Queen’s speech – A fragile government demonstrates its divisions

Queen’s speech – A fragile government demonstrates its divisions

Adam Beazley June 21, 2017 0

Certainty, consensus and complimentary. The beginning of the Queen’s Speech attempted to demonstrate how May will govern. Yet only one of those words will possibly apply, consensus, but as the DUP have made clear

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