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A Tory’s Personal Defence Of Unions

A Tory’s Personal Defence Of Unions

Backbencher November 7, 2013 0

From personal experience, a young Conservative reminds us why Unions are still relevant and necessary. Many times have I heard the saying that “the Left died at Orgreave”, or that we no longer need

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The arguments for Scottish independence are not convincing

The arguments for Scottish independence are not convincing

James Williamson October 29, 2013 3

James Williamson questions why Scottish independence may be such a difficult task to achieve. Following Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond’s resolute challenge to David Cameron of a televised debate on Scottish independence at the

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The False Choice Of An EU Referendum

Backbencher October 20, 2013 1

  Cameron and his team have placed great stock in a 2017 referendum promise. But is worth a dime? In front of us, there is a choice – whether it comes in 2017 or

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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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Gorgeous George, Redux

Gorgeous George, Redux

Backbencher June 26, 2013 1

By Richard Elliott The last few days we have seen George Osborne’s announcement of new spending reviews, which highlight a further £11.5bn in projected spending cuts for the year 2015-16. I find this remarkable,

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A Complacent Labour Leadership Are Coasting

A Complacent Labour Leadership Are Coasting

Lee Jenkins May 9, 2013 2

Labour are lazily repeating the mistakes of the Tories in 2010 Not without justification, analysis of last week’s local elections has focused on the surge in popularity of UKIP, the renegade party of British

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Why Do UKIP Attract The Crazies?

Why Do UKIP Attract The Crazies?

Lee Jenkins May 1, 2013 5

Are UKIP inadvertently making themselves a magnet for undesirable views? It’s not been a great week for the UKIP Press Office. A slew of embarrassing disclosures about the extremely questionable personal views of some

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Local Elections: Prediction & Analysis

Local Elections: Prediction & Analysis

Backbencher April 29, 2013 0

The local elections matter hugely to all four parties. Voters will soon flock to the polls to vote in the last round of local elections for many areas before the next General Election. 27

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Thatcher’s Long Political Shadow

Thatcher’s Long Political Shadow

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 0

Why everybody in politics is still terrified of the Iron Lady It is a joke as old as funerals, but there will have undoubtedly been some people who went to London yesterday just to

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It’s the economy, stupid! Dealing with the UKIP threat.

It’s the economy, stupid! Dealing with the UKIP threat.

Backbencher March 4, 2013 3

  Allrik Birch,   As some of you might be aware, I recently defected from UKIP to the Conservatives. UKIP is not a libertarian party. Nor is it a party with a sound economic

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