How do you solve a problem like the Labour Party?

Roll up! Roll up! It’s time for every MP in Labour to spend their penny to bash Corbyn on the head in the chance of winning a prize, and that prize is not being the Government! The problems Labour have been facing since the election in 2015 are well documented, from shadow cabinet members resigning left, right, and centre, to nearly leadership contests, and real … Continue reading How do you solve a problem like the Labour Party?

Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb. The lack of credible choice for British voters.

Many of us have spent much of the last 36 hours digesting the idea that there will be a snap election on 8 June, having been so […] convinced by the Government that there would be no such thing. Now the dust from that bombshell is settling, politicians are popping up left, right, and centre, spouting whatever they seem to think that second. We mere … Continue reading Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb. The lack of credible choice for British voters.

Will UKIP’s right wing rhetoric turn off voters?

Last Friday, Mr Nigel Farage MEP wrote his weekly FarageOnFriday article in the Express, whilst on his ‘Join the People’s Army Tour’. Towards the end of his article, in which he mentions the latest stops along his route and what has been going on in UKIP, the rhetoric he uses changes tone somewhat: “The People’s Army is growing, UKIP morale remains high and the political … Continue reading Will UKIP’s right wing rhetoric turn off voters?

Anonymity: Time for the CPS to change its tune?

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons was yesterday cleared of charges relating to sexual assault. With Nigel Evans MP watching his political career being effectively destroyed by the allegations, is it time for the CPS to look at the way it handles such sensitive matters? Any sexual offence is serious for the victim, but also for the accused. The consequences often go … Continue reading Anonymity: Time for the CPS to change its tune?