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...

May 6, 2020

Throughout education, we are always told to be as academically successful as possible. Why is this the case? Good qualifications are more likely to guarantee a stable, well paid job, that has a greater impact on the world. This can inevitably mean a better quality of l...

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 13, 2020

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is unprecedented. Not only did it come as a surprise to many European countries, it upset the fundamental unity the EU has been projecting to the rest of the world since its foundation in 1993. With a member state stepp...

December 4, 2019

I can’t remember a time in politics before Brexit. Since I became interested in politics, Brexit has dominated public discourse, halting all progress in other policy areas and fragmenting the two major political parties. It dominated the previous election cycle, with T...

December 3, 2019

The opinion polls for the 2019 election are gradually changing. The Conservatives retain a significant lead, but recent Survation and ICM polls shows Labour closing the gap. This is seen when looking at the Welsh YouGov poll in which Labour have gained nine points sinc...

March 19, 2019

If you’re reading this, well done! You’ve survived one of the most shambolic, confusing and counterproductive episodes in recent political history. The Prime Minister’s exhausted deal proceeds to a third meaningful vote with MPs, yet they still refuse to cooperate and...

February 22, 2019

February 18, 2019. In the future, we may look back upon this date as the moment when the British political system, characterised by its seemingly innate constitutional conservatism, finally entered a long-overdue process of change – either that, or it will conjure up t...

January 30, 2019

Claire Fox certainly cannot be described as timid. Coming, with some enthusiasm, to give a speech to a generation she described in her book as ‘Generation Snowflake’ was bold, but it is clear that Fox is passionate about the issues on which she speaks out. First among...

January 5, 2019

The past few months in politics have been characterised by: ‘What if Theresa May cannot get her deal through’, ‘when will she resign’, ‘how will she convince Parliament to back Chequers?’ These fail to acknowledge the absolute farcical state of the Labour Party at the...

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