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PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

James Symonds March 30, 2017 0

And so today was the day, as PMQs precluded the real story in the House – Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50. This should have been the pre-launch party – Tory backbenchers drowning in

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Why the civil service Brexit block is wrong

Why the civil service Brexit block is wrong

Christopher Akers March 6, 2016 0

The decision taken by the head of the civil service to deny pro Brexit ministers access to documentation relating to the European Union has caused consternation. It is deeply worrying, and a further politicisation

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The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

Backbencher January 9, 2014 9

Voted greatest Britain of all time, this titan of the British identity had some less than stellar moments Winston Churchill, not only a hero of the Right, but a national hero for bravely leading

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Ed Miliband’s turkey is cooked, and he has to go.

Backbencher August 20, 2013 6

Damaine Gorman argues that Ed Miliband simply has to go. As the third anniversary of Ed Miliband’s leadership looms, Labour are still attempting to cope with the awkward, incapable man they were saddled with

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NHS Reform: Send in the Marines!

NHS Reform: Send in the Marines!

Backbencher July 23, 2013 0

James Evans sets out the challenges that face the NHS. ‘When someone makes a move//Of which we don’t approve//Who is it that always intervenes?’ asked satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer in his song ‘Send the

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How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

Backbencher November 20, 2012 4

Peter Taylor ponders the imporance of the by-election; It is easy to overestimate the impact of any by-election in the UK: they often capture the ‘mood’ at the time and lurch from one extreme

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