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Westminster terror reflections

Westminster terror reflections

Keith Sinclair March 26, 2017 0

Despite Donal Trump Jr’s recent interpretation of Sadiq Khan, that terror attacks are ‘part and parcel’ of life in a big city, the outpouring of goodwill since the attack on Westminster last Wednesday which

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Jeremy Corbyn Needs to Resign for the Sake of Democracy

Jeremy Corbyn Needs to Resign for the Sake of Democracy

Kieran Munro July 19, 2016 0

It is no secret that the United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy. Every few years the British electorate flock to town halls and schools across the country to execute their democratic right at the

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Corbyn: The First Week

Corbyn: The First Week

Robert Tyler September 19, 2015 0

Robert Tyler looks over Jeremy Corbyn’s first week as Labour leader. “A week is a long time in politics.”, Harold Wilson once quipped. Jeremy Corbyn would do well to listen and learn from one

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Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Robert Tyler August 28, 2015 0

Britain’s 4th Party gets 22 Lords, whilst its 3rd gets none. On Thursday, the Number 10 Press Office put out a statement on behalf of the Prime Minister announcing the creation of a fistful of new

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SNP Pull a Hissy Fit Over Money

SNP Pull a Hissy Fit Over Money

Alan Grant August 26, 2015 0

In the immediate aftermath of the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, an interesting, if entirely predictable, social media phenomenon occurred. Some of the more vocal supporters of Scottish independence rallied round the banner of

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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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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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Labour’s Red Princes: Opening Up The Closed Shop Of Politics

Labour’s Red Princes: Opening Up The Closed Shop Of Politics

Backbencher April 11, 2014 1

Rob Tyler argues that the widening of opportunity in the UK doesn’t extend to politics – in some ways quite the reverse Reflecting recently on the “Red Princes” of Labour, and on how all

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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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The Dumbledore of the Left, Tony Benn Dies

The Dumbledore of the Left, Tony Benn Dies

Lee Jenkins March 14, 2014 4

The Dumbledore of the Left, veteran Labour Party politician Tony Benn  died today aged 88. Born in 1925, Benn held several cabinet positions between 1966 and 1979. He was a leading socialist and advocate of “participatory

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