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A week in work experience from a young politico: comical, curious and extraordinary

A week in work experience from a young politico: comical, curious and extraordinary

Steven Edginton July 29, 2017 0

Meeting Theresa May in Downing Street, brawling with a journalist and laughing with Nigel Farage –  Steven Edginton sums up his week shadowing political journalist Iain Dale. Two weeks ago, Eddie the work experience teenager

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UKIP: From Independence to Irrelevance

UKIP: From Independence to Irrelevance

Tom Ridgway April 29, 2017 0

What a political journey the ‘People’s Army’ has been on. From winning the European Parliament elections in 2014, to forcing David Cameron into holding an in/out EU referendum, it once seemed that UKIP were an unstoppable

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Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 29, 2017 0

Nine months have passed since the Brexit vote and now it finally begins. However, the UK has never been in such disarray. In the last few months, the Government has asked for unity; they

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The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 3, 2017 1

After the recent by-elections in Stoke and Copeland, you would think that it is the Labour party that would be ripping itself apart. They lost a seat to the Tories, the first gain for

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The Implosion of UKIP

The Implosion of UKIP

Alexander Fiúza August 8, 2016 0

The chaos in the Labour Party has obscured a similarly messy leadership contest: this one for leadership of UKIP, started in the wake of Farage’s resignation. After a clearly political ruling barring those who

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In Profile: UKIP Leadership Hopeful Steven Woolfe

In Profile: UKIP Leadership Hopeful Steven Woolfe

Alexander Fiúza July 21, 2016 0

A boy born in Moss Side in Manchester, who moved to Burnage while waiting for a council flat in Withington after his old house was knocked down. His mother worked three jobs so he

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Britain has Voted for Freedom

Britain has Voted for Freedom

Thomas Walker June 24, 2016 0

Brexit is happening. We at The Backbencher see this as a triumph for freedom and democracy. The British people have demonstrated enormous intelligence and independent mindedness in disregarding the overwhelming narrative of fear and pessimism

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Donald Trump Is America’s Nigel Farage

Donald Trump Is America’s Nigel Farage

Lee Jenkins September 10, 2015 0

A pinstripe-clad firebrand is whipping up anti-immigrant sentiment, flaunting his business background in juxtaposition to the professional political class who’ve lost touch with their roots and have no grasp of the real world. In

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Immigration Needn’t be a Side-Splitting Issue for the Smug Left

Immigration Needn’t be a Side-Splitting Issue for the Smug Left

Joey Simnett August 6, 2015 4

The Labour party is currently going through a substantive re-evaluation of what it stands for, with clashes between Jeremy Corbyn supporters and Blairites increasingly prevalent. However in order to fix Labour’s reputation in areas

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The Calculated Grenade that is a UKIP Policy Gaffe

The Calculated Grenade that is a UKIP Policy Gaffe

Lee Jenkins March 13, 2015 2

Another day, another twitter tempest. UKIP’s Teflon leader was the author of this latest storm when he not only called for an end to diversity legislation in the workplace but went on to claim

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