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The Cummings Story: a Call for Rational Thinking

The Cummings Story: a Call for Rational Thinking

Jack Hosgood May 27, 2020 0

When the Cummings story broke on Saturday morning, the media and country were understandably in uproar. The sheer arrogance and hypocrisy of one of the political ‘elites’ paying such blatant disregard to the isolation

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Cummings Statement: The elephants in the room and missed questions about the validity of the Lockdown

Cummings Statement: The elephants in the room and missed questions about the validity of the Lockdown

Adam Tugwell May 25, 2020 0

After a delay that brought new meaning to the term ‘a pregnant pause’, Dominic Cummings rolled into view over half an hour late to deliver a Statement that had basically put the UK on

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Storm in a Whisky Glass: A Particularly Bad Week on Scottish Political Twitter

Storm in a Whisky Glass: A Particularly Bad Week on Scottish Political Twitter

Alan Grant May 24, 2020 0

As will come as a shock to absolutely nobody, something undignified happened on Twitter this week. Normally, an unfortunate exchange on that 280 character at a time hellscape inhabited primarily by weirdo cat girls,

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Opinion: How does a One Nation Tory government pay the COVID bill?

Opinion: How does a One Nation Tory government pay the COVID bill?

Jake Dibden May 23, 2020 0

To try and prevent the complete collapse of the British economy after COVID, the government has, quite rightly, spent hundreds of billions of pounds on propping up businesses and preserving jobs. No doubt as

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Post Corbyn Labour Still Can’t Define Itself

Post Corbyn Labour Still Can’t Define Itself

Lee Jenkins May 22, 2020 0

Much has been made of Sir Keir’s performance at the Dispatch Box, with the term ‘forensic’ being thrown around in a most un-forensic way. However when one is being benchmarked against Jeremy Corbyn the

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A Case of One Step Forward Two Steps Back For Global Britain

A Case of One Step Forward Two Steps Back For Global Britain

Jack Rowlett May 21, 2020 0

The gap between the rhetoric and the policy of “Global Britain” was widened this week as The Department for International Trade announced Britain’s new Tariff regime. The change sees the abolition of so-called “nuisance

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Britain Getting Back on Track? It’s the Economy, Stupid.

Britain Getting Back on Track? It’s the Economy, Stupid.

Liam Watson May 20, 2020 0

In total, the British Government has borrowed a further £12bn to keep businesses up and running. But Britain needs to kick its economy into gear as soon as possible

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The Rise in Popularity of Political Betting

The Rise in Popularity of Political Betting

Ryan Thompson May 20, 2020 0

Source: Pixabay There was a time when politics seemed much more straightforward than today. Before an election, the candidates and parties would campaign in a civilised way, either on the doorstep or on the

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Why We Need To Stop Clapping For Carers

Why We Need To Stop Clapping For Carers

Alan Grant May 17, 2020 0

Photo: Reuters.com It’s funny how often in life the bizarre and out of character quickly becomes the norm. We got used to calling Opal Fruits “Starburst”, accepted the prevalence of Twitter, and, at least

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Lot On His Plate: Boris’ Crackdown on Obesity

Lot On His Plate: Boris’ Crackdown on Obesity

Jude D'Alesio May 16, 2020 0

Photo: standard.co.uk The Prime Minister declared last week that Britain needs to be ‘more interventionist’ to tackle obesity, The Times has reported. This comes after research from a major study in Glasgow finding that

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