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4 Ways Corbyn’s Leadership Could Change The Parties

4 Ways Corbyn’s Leadership Could Change The Parties

Joey Simnett September 12, 2015 0

Rebellious left wing MP Jeremy Corbyn has just been voted in as the leader of the Labour Party. Corbyn managed to nab 59.5% of the vote in just the first round, with Burnham, Cooper

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Everybody Lost The Newark By-Election

Everybody Lost The Newark By-Election

Lee Jenkins June 12, 2014 1

Get past Tory crowing and Lib Dem nihilism, and the results were pretty bad for everybody at Newark By elections are rare and exciting things, and between General Elections they and opinion polls are

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Nick Vs Nigel: The Brutal Second Round

Nick Vs Nigel: The Brutal Second Round

Backbencher April 10, 2014 1

In vs Out: How did the second EU membership debate play out? Last week most of us would have seen the lively second round of the TV broadcasted European debate. The debate between UKIP

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Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Lee Jenkins April 3, 2014 4

Labour, Tory, Lib Dem, or just a political geek, we can all find something to dislike and fear about UKIP They’re just not going away, are they? This week UKIP membership smashed through the

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Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Lee Jenkins February 13, 2014 0

The typical mid-term by-election that is really about so much more. The people of Wythenshawe and Sale East will today go to the polls and secure Labour a morale boosting but wholly expected by-election

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The Collective Nouns Of Modern British Politics

The Collective Nouns Of Modern British Politics

Lee Jenkins January 30, 2014 1

Humans are inherently social and tribal creatures. Even when we stopped being in actual tribes, we made up new ones, and British politics is nothing if not tribal. Have we missed any off? A

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What Will The Next General Election Do To The Lib Dems?

What Will The Next General Election Do To The Lib Dems?

Lee Jenkins December 5, 2013 6

Being in power has changed the Lib Dems. How will their first General Election as an incumbent shape them? The last couple of months has seen a marked Labour shuffle to the Left, with

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Party Conference Utopia

Party Conference Utopia

Backbencher September 20, 2013 0

James Evans discusses the advantages of (and issues with) staging party conferences. Summer has been brought to an abrupt end. First came the Syria vote. Now the parliamentary hiatus known as ‘conference season’ is

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Sack Clegg says Lord Oakeshott

Backbencher September 16, 2013 2

Lord Oakeshott has caused a stir amongst Liberal Democrats before the party conference which started on Saturday. He argued that if the Liberal Democrats want to hold on to their current MPs they need

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Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Last week’s historic vote was a blow for Cameron. But how did it impact the other parties? Tories There is no getting away from the fact that the defeat in Parliament last week was

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