THE battle between the Government and Labour came down to Europe: and in between the quips and little jokes (that were actually, genuinely amusing for once) was some serious substance, and there are a number of issues that can be drawn out. There’s two issues contained within the European saga....
Meeting Theresa May in Downing Street, brawling with a journalist and laughing with Nigel Farage -  Steven Edginton sums up his week shadowing political journalist Iain Dale. Two weeks ago, Eddie the work experience teenager set twitter aflame; he suddenly became the PR miracle Southern rail needed after months of strikes,...
Raise tariffs, man the castle ramparts and erect an economic wall! Anything, but anything, that will stop the evil Chinese government from dumping its subsidised steel on British markets. So goes the narrative: ‘British steel jobs are at risk from the unfairly subsidised mass produced steel in China that is flooding the...
In all of the excitement after the (not particularly) shocking election of Jeremy Corbyn to the Labour leadership, one story that caught my eye has slipped under the radar of most of Westminster. The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday that Angela Merkel is expecting David Cameron to drop his opposition...
Who should you trust more? Thousands of personal investors who risk their own money in the marketplace? Or the career politician who doubled our national debt in six years? The Share Centre's new survey of 1,800 personal investors poll shows 56% support Leave, compared to 39% for Remain. 53% believe...
UKIP often gets accused of being a homophobic party, and while Nigel Farage has said he won’t expel members who call gay sex ‘disgusting’  it seems that not everyone in the party shares his laid back attitude towards such comments. Milton has stumbled across a petition for the removal of...
With the House returning from summer recess, the first PMQs took place on Wednesday. Many of us were expecting a clash of the titans but instead it seemed a clash of the damp squibs. The first question from Starmer was on the debacle that...
  The Eastleigh bye-election was another strong showing from Ukip, who now seem to have form in nearly winning seats in the House of Commons. They came second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough, as well as a good enough showing of third in Croyden North. This points to greater support for...
Around 400-500 anarchists marched through London as part of the annual ‘Million Mask March’ on 5 November. If you’re doing the maths (which they'd probably rather you didn't) that’s only around 999,500 less protesters than advertised. They assembled in Trafalgar Square, marched to Parliament, marched back to Trafalgar Square...
Apple sold a lot of iPhones in the final fiscal quarter of 2013, 33.8 million to be exact. The company has been getting a lot of hassle recently over the supposed failure of its new ‘budget’ iPhone 5C device, and whether the company has lost its charm since the...

Political Comment

Trump has lost the battle but is winning the war

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As I write this, the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election is not yet...

A Response to Gerald Warner

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Earlier this month Gerald Warner explained on the Reaction website why Joe Biden’s candidacy for...

Biden vs Big Tech

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Often defined as the ‘Big Five’ companies of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Microsoft, the...

Schools Must Reopen And Unions Must Stop Interfering

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Yesterday, it came to light that a Labour peer, Lord Hendy QC, had written a...

Why I Still Believe In America

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I’m accused regularly of being an American stooge, superfan, or patsy; or, to use the...

The Backbencher questions the Prime Minister on the Market Access Commitment

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Last week we looked at a brief introduction to UK Internal Market white paper, so...

The Backbencher questions the Prime Minister on the UK Internal Market

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With MPs now on summer recess, all may seem quiet on the Westminster scene. There...

Change Our Laws If You Must, But Not Our Culture

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I cannot remember how many conversations I have now had with people about whether or...