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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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The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

Richard Marshall August 2, 2017 1

Forget class war; age war is fast becoming the new reality of modern life. The grey-haired mob, who have voted continually for austerity in their own self-interest and for whom spitting on the grave

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European leaders need reminding that Brexit truly means Brexit

European leaders need reminding that Brexit truly means Brexit

Ed Creedy July 29, 2017 0

“For the first time, I’m starting to believe that Brexit will not happen.” These are the words of Joseph Muscat, the Maltese Prime Minister whose comments were recorded in the Guardian newspaper after the

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UKIP General Election Manifesto 2017 – The Final Nail In The Party Coffin?

UKIP General Election Manifesto 2017 – The Final Nail In The Party Coffin?

Matt Cooper June 7, 2017 0

Many of the electorate are beginning to ask themselves the following question – What is the point of UKIP as we head towards a post-Brexit Britain? Cross-party campaigning meant that UKIP could join forces

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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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Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

Douglas Carswell, the independent MP for Clacton, is convinced that Britain’s political and economic systems are rigged. This in itself is scarcely noteworthy. These days just about everybody involved in politics, from the Corbynite

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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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