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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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Racial Prejudice in the UK: A Crossroads for Political Parties

Racial Prejudice in the UK: A Crossroads for Political Parties

Backbencher June 4, 2014 3

Studies within Britain have shown that racial prejudice has risen since the start of the millennium. This study coincides with the current rise of UKIP and the tough immigration stance they hope to employ.

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Cameron Is Right To Reject A UKIP Pact

Cameron Is Right To Reject A UKIP Pact

Backbencher May 29, 2014 0

…but it’s time he cut Clegg loose. The growth of UKIP over the last few years has been nothing short of remarkable. After polling roughly 3% in the 2010 General Election, UKIP has been consistently polling

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Why Not Voting Is Effectively A Vote For UKIP

Why Not Voting Is Effectively A Vote For UKIP

Backbencher May 15, 2014 1

Looking at the British voter turnout for the European Parliamentary elections, one will notice a trend: Turnout is low and worsening. Approximately 35% of the British electorate voted in the European Parliament elections in

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Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Nigel Farage has yet again featured in the media spotlight this week after facing a barrage of criticism across the political spectrum for not contesting the Newark constituency by-election. Mr Farage faced embarrassment during

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Conservatism: The next generation

Conservatism: The next generation

Andrew Thorpe-Apps April 10, 2014 0

British politics comes with a tangled web of philosophy, scholarly treatises and, in the case of Disraeli, a dash of fiction. Yet how relevant is all this to the modern Conservative party? Today’s young Conservatives remain strong proponents

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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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UKIP: The Anti Everything Party

UKIP: The Anti Everything Party

Lee Jenkins January 23, 2014 3

In positioning themselves as the broad party of protest, UKIP are reaping what they sowed Last week’s revelations of a UKIP councillor who claims that Same Sex Marriage has caused flooding would be comical

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