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The Frightening Experience of a Jeremy Corbyn Rally

The Frightening Experience of a Jeremy Corbyn Rally

Thomas Walker August 15, 2016 0

On Saturday 13 August, the Jeremy Corbyn show arrived in Milton Keynes. With a stage set up on top of the Fire Brigade Union’s vintage 1990 tender truck, the scene was set for an

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It is Time to End the Attack on Buy-to-Let

It is Time to End the Attack on Buy-to-Let

Alexander Fiúza July 22, 2016 0

Over the last year the Cameron government used the tax code to heavily discourage buy-to-let investment, through such means as the 3% surcharge on second homes, the changes to mortgage interest relief and the

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The Cabinet of Theresa May

The Cabinet of Theresa May

Alexander Fiúza July 18, 2016 0

Almost immediately after her ascent to Downing Street, Theresa May began a sweeping reshuffle. Now that her new cabinet has become clear, it is worth looking into the implications of these changes. Reconciliation on

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Sadiq’s Failed Promise is Hardly Surpising

Sadiq’s Failed Promise is Hardly Surpising

Thomas Walker June 13, 2016 1

The sentence “I will freeze all TfL fares for four years” is pretty unambiguous. Unfortunately, we live in a world where politicians breaking promises is taken as a basic fact of life, and as

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Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Alex MacDonald March 26, 2016 0

  People should halve the amount of dairy foods they eat to combat the dangerous levels of UK obesity, according to the Government’s dietary adviser. The radical proposal comes from Public Health England (PHE)

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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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Grayling to get the axe at next reshuffle?

Grayling to get the axe at next reshuffle?

Milton May 26, 2014 1

I’m hearing rumours that Chris Grayling is “in line for the chop” at the next government reshuffle. Sources tell me that the government is looking to bring in younger faces ahead of the next

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Keeping faith with HS2

Keeping faith with HS2

Backbencher November 12, 2013 0

Ian Pendlington states the case in favour of High Speed Rail 2. Almost every generation in this country has, at some point, had to endure endless arguments and gloomy predictions about a major Government

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“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

Backbencher November 1, 2013 0

Ellie McHugh considers how applicable that extract from Tacitus’ Annals remains today Before the last General Election, the left-wing comedian Mark Thomas toured the country with a satirical stage show, “The People’s Manifesto”, in

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How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

Lee Jenkins October 31, 2013 4

How did a glorified prop in an average film come to be seized upon by both sides of the political divide? There isn’t much in the way of imagery or iconography that vehemently opposed

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