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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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What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

Kyle Scott Pirie July 29, 2017 1

The current political landscape is incredibly divisive and unifying our society seems fantastically unlikely. The Brexit vote and Theresa May’s election blunder has created a paranoid and divided Britain. The hard-left of Corbyn’s Labour

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Theresa May Dodges First TV Election Debate – but Still Comes out on Top

Theresa May Dodges First TV Election Debate – but Still Comes out on Top

Elliot King May 19, 2017 0

It has been a couple of weeks since my last article discussed the possibility of Theresa May snubbing the head-to-head leaders’ debates, and tonight illustrated just what a ‘bloody difficult woman’ she really is.

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The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

James Bickerton May 6, 2017 2

I’m not generally the sort of person who complains about television programmes, but I might make an exception for the BBC’s coverage of the local election results yesterday morning. It was, quite simply, one

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Government Passes Anti-Free Speech ‘Gagging Law’

Government Passes Anti-Free Speech ‘Gagging Law’

Sam Woolfe February 5, 2014 3

A bill has just been passed which many are claiming will undermine free speech, free protest, the democratic process and trade unions. But you wouldn’t have guessed this from the apparently benign name of

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James Wharton’s right: we need an EU referendum now!

Backbencher November 11, 2013 1

On Friday, Twitter was flooded with excited Tory MPs proclaiming themselves as the party giving Britain a choice over membership of the European Union, as a result of James Wharton’s Private Members Bill being

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UKIP can change the face of British Politics

Backbencher September 17, 2013 1

By John Tennant, UKIP North East Far above Britain, political storm clouds are gathering. For more than a century, two large political parties – the Conservatives and the Labour Party have dominated British politics,

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The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

Backbencher September 12, 2013 2

The Lib Dem’s policy on nuclear weapons betrays a woeful understanding of their role the real world of geopolitics and national defence Nuclear weapons are naturally controversial. They are, after all, the most devastating

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The Decline of Party Membership

Backbencher August 19, 2013 1

By Sam Mace The big three parties are currently in a crisis regarding membership figures, less than 1% of the electorate was a member of the three main political parties from the 3rd of

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“Teach me to live!”: PHSE within the National Curriculum

“Teach me to live!”: PHSE within the National Curriculum

Backbencher August 13, 2013 0

James Evans makes the case for a keener focus upon PHSE within the National Curriculum. ‘Social mobility’: the two word mantra which is so reverentially repeated by parliamentarians up and down the country as

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