May 29, 2020

Just shy of six months since his successful election, Boris Johnson should be riding high, yet his position as Prime Minister seems oddly precarious. After fighting off a nasty bout of coronavirus his leadership has stalled amidst crises surrounding political failings...

Matthew Oulton argues in favour of resignation 

Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives. Number 10 was unequivocal in its messaging during the early weeks of the lockdown. What they didn’t mention in the slogan above, apparently, was that the rules don’t apply if you’re...

May 14, 2020

The age of the media politician is well and truly upon us. From hits on social media to constant political interviews, long read profiles to politicians on reality TV shows (or the other way around in Donald Trump’s case), politicians are defined by their personality....

April 26, 2020

Following a review into its cost in February, High-Speed Rail finally received government approval for construction work to begin on the project last week, after over a decade of equivocation as to whether such developments should go ahead. In many ways, we should have...

April 10, 2020

Modern slavery takes many forms and affects people of various ages and nationalities. The independent anti-slavery commissioner recently identified the United Kingdom as both a country of destination, taking in thousands of victims, and a source country, since the numb...

March 17, 2020

The UK’s defence, foreign and security policies need updating and clarifying, particularly given the current global situation of lux and uncertainty. Thankfully, a comprehensive integrated review has just been launched. 

Recently, the Prime Minister officially announced...

March 1, 2020

When the United Kingdom finally left the EU at 11pm on the 31st January 2020, I was one of the many people attending a ‘Brexit Party’. Though most of the people at this celebration, including myself, shared two things in common, we were Conservatives and we supported B...

February 14, 2020

In most circumstances, there is nothing wrong with a reshuffle. In a small organisation, it may allow people to develop their talents by trying different skills. At a busy restaurant with friends, changing seats gives people the opportunity to talk to those who were pr...

January 18, 2020

In November 2019, Boris Johnson blocked the publication of a report into alleged Russian interference in UK democratic politics, including the 2016 EU referendum. Nearly two months later, he still has not released this report, nor has he established any Select Committe...

January 14, 2020

The 2019 general election was set to be one of the most unpredictable in decades, with polls suggesting a myriad of outcomes all the way through the campaigning. However, now the results are in and Boris Johnson has won a landslide majority with 365 seats, compared to...

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