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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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UKIP Still Matters, But Please Keep On Believing We Don’t

UKIP Still Matters, But Please Keep On Believing We Don’t

Olly Neville November 20, 2012 6

Alan Wager has produced a piece which he claims show Four Reasons Why Ukip Still Don’t Matter. In actual fact is just a rehash of several old arguments spread against UKIP Firstly he attacks

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The Corby By-election

The Corby By-election

Backbencher November 15, 2012 2

  We give our predictions on the future of the Corby by-election. We asked two of our Editors to argue what they thought would be the most likely scenario for the seat. We urge

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‘Fad Nad’ Dorries: How celebrity can go to an MP’s head

‘Fad Nad’ Dorries: How celebrity can go to an MP’s head

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 8, 2012 5

Nadine Dorries’ constituents are to go unrepresented for a month while the Conservative MP jets off to Australia (on a free business-class flight) to take part in a reality TV show. She will miss

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PCC Candidate Steven Woolfe Talks To The Backbencher

PCC Candidate Steven Woolfe Talks To The Backbencher

Lee Jenkins November 8, 2012 4

Steven Woolfe is the UKIP candidate for the role of Police Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester. He grew up in the area, and is a trained barrister, now working as General Counsel to an

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UKIP: still the only home for Libertarians

UKIP: still the only home for Libertarians

Olly Neville October 22, 2012 14

As I wrote earlier, UKIP is the only home for Libertarians. Simon Riglesford has a blog post out today about UKIP, specifically some concerns he has with them The first assertion Simon makes is

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UKIP – The only home for Libertarians

UKIP – The only home for Libertarians

Olly Neville October 16, 2012 9

Why UKIP is the most Libertarian party, and why it is the only choice for liberal minded individuals who want change:   Matthew Feeney on Reason posted an article about Libertarianism in UKIP, or

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Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Olly Neville October 6, 2012 4

THE first thing that struck me about Margot Parker was her friendliness. I have spoken to many political activists, candidates and politicians from a whole array of political parties, Margot certainly came across as

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