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It’s time to remake the case for capitalism

It’s time to remake the case for capitalism

Harry Clynch August 30, 2017 0

Few of us would deny that the general election was a complete travesty for the Conservative Party. Through a grossly incompetent campaign, the Prime Minister managed to squander a twenty point lead to put

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Why all left-wingers should have at least one Tory friend

Why all left-wingers should have at least one Tory friend

James Bickerton August 25, 2017 0

When a new MP arrives in Westminster he or she is usually keen to get themselves noticed. This is understandable – even commendable. Attention is a form of power, and power gives you the

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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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