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Meet Sophie: the young Tory who’s call for cross-party friendship went viral

Meet Sophie: the young Tory who’s call for cross-party friendship went viral

James Bickerton December 19, 2017 0

Over the summer there was something of a kerfuffle about whether you can be friends with someone who actively supports a different political party. The debate was triggered by Laura Pidock, the new Labour MP

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FACEBOOK REFUSES TO REMOVE ‘KICK A TORY DAY’ EVENT

FACEBOOK REFUSES TO REMOVE ‘KICK A TORY DAY’ EVENT

James Bickerton December 18, 2017 0

Well here’s a turn-up for the books. Social media giant Facebook is currently REFUSING to remove an event entitled ‘Kick A Tory Day’ hosted by a left-wing activist. The event, which has 860 confirmed

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Sexual Assault- What’s happening and what don’t we know?

Sexual Assault- What’s happening and what don’t we know?

Frederick Colbey December 16, 2017 0

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll probably be aware of the three categories that have occupied the headlines more than most, Trump, Brexit and Sexual assault. More and

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Labour’s Brexit betrayal gives the Conservatives an opportunity

Labour’s Brexit betrayal gives the Conservatives an opportunity

Sam Ancliff December 15, 2017 0

Roughly two-thirds of Parliamentary Constituencies that currently have a Labour MP voted to Leave and almost all of these Labour incumbents saw their majorities dropped significantly. Looking at some of the strongest Vote Leave

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Momentum’s Labour Party takeover continues

Momentum’s Labour Party takeover continues

Sam Ancliff December 4, 2017 1

The Conservative Party has always welcomed many conflicting views; often being described as a “broad church”. One could argue that it is the many different flavours of Conservativism that has granted the party such

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Why as a libertarian I voted Tory at the General Election

Why as a libertarian I voted Tory at the General Election

Frederick Colbey November 28, 2017 0

In the recent 2017 general election, I lost my voteginity to the now secretary of state for international development, Penny Mordaunt. However, as a Libertarian, when I first heard that my constituency of Portsmouth

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Opinion: Free markets can solve Britain’s housing crisis

Opinion: Free markets can solve Britain’s housing crisis

Sam Ancliff November 26, 2017 0

Free markets mean free people; many times we have heard conservatives say those five words? But regulation always seems to creep into our “free” markets, often for many sensible reasons; protecting the environment, promoting

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Are Britain’s mining towns turning Conservative?

Are Britain’s mining towns turning Conservative?

Sam Ancliff November 24, 2017 0

Constituencies based upon coalfields have long been safe havens for Labour, especially in recent decades after the closing of many of the mines have been attributed to Thatcher’s term as Prime Minister. This misguided

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Children’s Data in Scotland: When Watchdogs are Lapdogs

Children’s Data in Scotland: When Watchdogs are Lapdogs

Méave Gallagher November 23, 2017 0

For the past 3 months the Scottish parliament’s Education and Skills Committee has been taking evidence for the rewrite of its Children and Young Person act (Scotland) 2014; commonly known as the Named Person

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Activate had a bumpy start – but we’ve got big plans for the future

Activate had a bumpy start – but we’ve got big plans for the future

Sam Ancliff November 20, 2017 0

When I first became involved with the formation of Activate, I was hopeful but not overly confident of success. Activate wasn’t manufactured and there was little-consolidated direction in its origin, I struggle to pinpoint

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