Gina Miller, your ‘anti-Brexit list’ needs revising for the future

In the lead up to the General Election, Gina Miller raised over £400,000 to support certain MPs that were, in her own words, 'candidates who will fight for a real choice on the final deal, who are fighting a winnable seat but not a dead certainty, have an immaculate track record in terms of personal conduct …

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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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June’s Recommended Reading: Martin Williams’ Parliament Ltd.

This morning I finished reading Parliament Ltd by Martin Williams, albeit earlier than I expected due to the over 60 pages of endnotes (which is only indicative of how well researched the book is). I just wanted to share a few thoughts and encourage you to read it. Parliament Ltd gives an insight into the very essence …

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The Tory-DUP deal

Earlier today it was announced that the Tory-DUP deal had finally been settled, more than 2 and a half weeks after the election which saw Theresa May lose her majority. The Tories have decided to give Northern Ireland £1 billion, in exchange for the DUP's support on matters, such as the 'exit from the European Union' and 'national security'. Clearly …

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Under Tim Farron’s leadership

Tim Farron ended his first speech as leader of the Liberal Democrats saying: Here is our call tonight: liberals of Britain, if you want a better Britain, then you need to do something about it. Come and be part of the most joyful, inspiring and worthwhile comeback in political history, because that comeback starts right …

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