It’s Not Hard to Envisage All the Main Parties Having a Leadership Election Over the Next Few Months

If there is one word to describe British politics in it’s current state, it has to be volatile. Nearly anywhere you look, there is conflict, dispute and utter chaos. One thing that is unique is that all of the major parties have leaders who are either in a weak, or in some cases a precarious position. It really isn’t hard to imagine all of the … Continue reading It’s Not Hard to Envisage All the Main Parties Having a Leadership Election Over the Next Few Months

The Chequers Deal Will Be The Prime Minister’s Downfall

Amid the chaos that has been engulfing Westminster since the cabinet’s outing at Chequers last week, there has been wide speculation over the future of the Prime Minister, Theresa May. Much of this speculation is based around a theory that she will lose a no-confidence vote, once 48 letters have been sent to the Chairman of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, however as it … Continue reading The Chequers Deal Will Be The Prime Minister’s Downfall

The Cult of Corbyn is Falling Apart

“Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” is what was sung by the jubilant crowds greeting the Labour leader at Glastonbury last year. He had pulled off the impossible, by wiping out Theresa May’s majority and defying the mainstream media in the process. The crowds were predominantly younger supporters of Mr. Corbyn, who see him as the “absolute boy” and had an ounce of hope that he could fix … Continue reading The Cult of Corbyn is Falling Apart

Chaos in the Continent

For a significant amount of time since the Maastricht treaty was signed in the 1990s, there had been a strong sense of unity within the European Union, especially coming from progressive governments across the continent, however this has changed rapidly since Brexit, the rise of the populist right and the role of Russia meddling in various democratic processes. All of these events have been a … Continue reading Chaos in the Continent

Another Snap Election? Surely Not

Yesterday the Sunday Times reported that there is speculation around a possible Snap election this Autumn. Even though this is highly unlikely in the current climate, it is quite easy to see how we could fall into another General Election pretty soon. The main reason why this could happen is because of a no-confidence vote in the government. Many Brexiters on the backbenches have been … Continue reading Another Snap Election? Surely Not

Morgan, Soubry and the Cameroonians are not One-Nation Conservatives

One of the most overused terms within the Tory ranks is that of “One-Nation”, nearly every prominent Conservative whether it be the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, or Iain Duncan Smith use the term to describe their own ideology and form of conservatism. However amongst Cameroonians, such as Anna Soubry or Nicky Morgan, the term is used to describe them. . . but in reality this … Continue reading Morgan, Soubry and the Cameroonians are not One-Nation Conservatives

It’s not the Economy Stupid. It’s Protectionism

Over the last three years there have been four key phenomena in the United States and the United Kingdom, these are the rise of Donald Trump, the surprising success of Bernie Sanders, Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader. All four of these events have something in common. . . a protectionist trade policy. Much of the media talk relating to the rise of … Continue reading It’s not the Economy Stupid. It’s Protectionism