Politics

Labour Shadow Minister: party must be ‘radical’

Labour’s Shadow Minister for Digital and former Cabinet Office Minister has said that the party must have a ‘radical’ plan in the...

Lisa Nandy: Caroline Lucas ‘not an opponent’

Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and former Labour leadership candidate, states that she does not see Caroline Lucas, the Green Party’s only...

Welsh Health Minister: care homes ‘unlikely to survive’ a Labour restructuring

Vaughan Gething MS, the Welsh Health Minister, told a meeting of the Co-Operative party that some care homes were 'unlikely to survive'...

New Website. New Team. New Opportunities – For You?

Thank you for being a reader and visitor to The Backbencher Online Magazine. Recent weeks have been very busy....

Starmer Has Huge Challenges Ahead

The year is 2024 and a man with great hair is about to address the nation. The papers are already awash with...

‘F*ck men’ declares new NUS leader

An NUS leader has been at it again on Twitter, this time declaring ‘f*ck men’. This comes after a...

‘F*ck the police’ and ‘the economy’ say NUS leaders

Recent tweets from three elected representatives at the NUS have ranged from ‘f*ck the police’ and ‘f*ck the economy’ to supporting children...

For every one percent unemployment goes up, 40,000 people die

The famous line, ‘every one percent unemployment goes up, 40,000 people die’ comes from the mouth of Brad Pitt in 'The Big...

Political Comment

Broken Britain: The Border Skirmish that Threatens the Fragile Union

In the same way as a man being repeatedly punched in the face eventually no longer feels the pain; I’ve long since...

There’s Nothing New About Boris’ New Deal

The penny hasn’t dropped for many that we are about to go over the edge of a very steep financial cliff. Figures...

Piecemeal Solutions To Universal Problems Only Make Things Worse:

Right now, the Events & Meetings industry is fighting to survive. A sector worth £31.2 Billion to the UK...

Corruption in Planning isn’t just about personal financial gain

Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government Robert Jenrick has been skewered by his involvement in a local planning case in...

Only a new political movement will make sense of the mess that the UK is now in

Rarely does one individual have the platform and access to the eyes and ears of the Public and then use it to...

The Need for Free Meals is Something this Government will never understand

The Government U-turn on providing Free School Meals during the summer is one that only a different set of politicians could have...

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Culture

Search Results for BLM and George Floyd Drop By 75% as English Lockdown Eases

Data from Google Trends for England shows a dramatic drop in online searches for both Black Lives Matter and George Floyd since...

Gopal must be fired. Here’s why.

The rule is pretty easy: say something racist, and you lose your job. This is what rightly happened to Burnley supporter Jake...

Why has Britain Ignored the Homophobia of the Reading Attacks?

Last Saturday, three gay men were murdered in a Reading park by a Libyan Islamic fundamentalist who had been under surveillance by...

Leftist Bias Causing Money Woes for The Economist

The Guido Fawkes news site recently reported a letter sent to shareholders of The Economist Group regarding the issuing of a profit...

All Scots Should be Allowed to Drink in Public

Scotland has, to put it mildly, a drinking problem. As a population and a culture, we consume far too much alcohol, in...

Dithering UKTV reinstates Fawlty Towers

The tearing down and subsequent defense of statues across Britain is a timely reminder that what frequently matters most in the study...

We Need a Grown-Up Discussion of Troubling Telly

Following the extirpation of Little Britain, Come Fly With Me, Fawlty Towers, The League of Gentlemen, Cops, and, oddly, Gone With The...

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