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...

July 1, 2018

Commissioned in 2007, the HMS Queen Elizabeth will be ready for deployment in 2019, followed shortly by the HMS Prince of Wales in 2023. Their ability to transport and sustain combat aircraft around the World significantly enhances the UK’s defence and security toolkit...

May 9, 2018

Last week’s local election results will soon be trivial in comparison to the seismic political events that lie ahead. The imminent skirmish between the Government and the European Union will overshadow anything else happening in Westminster.

Nevertheless, the results mu...

February 13, 2018

One might assume from the title of this piece that I intend to argue that Britain’s place in the world should be one outside of the American sphere of influence or NATO. I don’t intend to argue for such an isolationist position, and the conversation about President Tru...

January 10, 2018

Since the 2017 election, to this point, Theresa May has made 3 changes to her frontline cabinet. The first reintroduced Michael Gove, into the position of Environment secretary. The resignations of Michael Fallon and Priti Patel, only two weeks apart from one another,...

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