Why I don’t think Corbyn will become Prime Minister

Over the last couple of weeks, I've seen numerous public figures say that there is a high possibility of Jeremy Corbyn leading Labour into government. One of the first posts on Tim Montgomerie's new blog UnHerd was entitled: Get ready for Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn... and President Sanders... Yesterday the Conservatives' policy chief stated that Corbyn …

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My thoughts on the Cabinet in disarray

I know, the news about the conflict between Cabinet ministers is now, well, no longer news. However, as this blog does not specialise in breaking stories, I feel little regret about being considerably late on this one. I suppose I'll start with the row over Philip Hammond's reported comment that 'even a woman' could drive a train. …

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Why I’m looking forward to Vince Cable’s leadership

At 11am on 20th June, an article was published on Lib Dem Voice, entitled: BREAKING NEWS: Vince Cable announces his candidacy for Leader. Vince's messages in this statement were exactly those that I would have liked to see from someone wanting to lead the party. I will talk about what he has stated on Brexit later, but for now …

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Labour’s Brexit division.

A quick scan through the responses, to Chuka Umunna's attempted amendment to the Queen's Speech, on 'LabourList' - a blog for Labour members - gives a glimpse at the deep divisions that exist within the second largest political party over Brexit. Some call Umunna 'completely ignorant' and question, 'What planet has [he] gone off to now?' Others are much more …

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