PM lays out ‘radical’ plans to ‘level-up’ and ‘unite’ the country in bid to spur on Britain’s economic recovery post-coronavirus

The Prime Minister took to the stage in Dudley to announce a bold plan to invest an additional £5 billion to kickstart Britain’s post-pandemic economic recovery. Johnson added that as a consequence of this investment ‘we will not just bounce back, we will bounce forward’ from the economic downturn that the pandemic has forced uponContinue reading “PM lays out ‘radical’ plans to ‘level-up’ and ‘unite’ the country in bid to spur on Britain’s economic recovery post-coronavirus”

Did the Brexit Party cost the Tories seats in England and Wales?

Introduction: In the aftermath of the Brexit Party’s triumphant victory in the 2019 European parliamentary elections, it was widely anticipated that Farage’s party would split the Leave vote in any future general elections. These concerns became even more apparent when the Eurosceptic parties failed to displace Labour in Peterborough or fend off the Liberal DemocratsContinue reading “Did the Brexit Party cost the Tories seats in England and Wales?”

The pandemic has placed a bandage over Labour’s deep wounds of division but this is beginning to unravel

It is hard to ignore the strides that the Labour Party have taken forward during the pandemic. Since party members installed Sir Keir Starmer as party leader, Labour has significantly reduced the Tories lead and the former head of the Crown Prosecution Service has challenged the Prime Minister at the dispatch box. However, the sackingContinue reading “The pandemic has placed a bandage over Labour’s deep wounds of division but this is beginning to unravel”

The ‘Lidl Free Marketeers’ must prevail against the ‘Waitrose’ Protectionists in the Tory party’s new civil war

Last Friday, Katy Balls, the deputy political editor of The Spectator magazine, highlighted that there is a growing divide emerging in the post-Brexit Conservative Party. However, this divide is not a rebirth or mutation of the party’s longstanding disunity on the issue of Britain’s membership of the European Union. This is a divide revolves around the potentialContinue reading “The ‘Lidl Free Marketeers’ must prevail against the ‘Waitrose’ Protectionists in the Tory party’s new civil war”

PMQs falls flat with neither man able to land a fatal blow

Since the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition first locked horns in early May, the pair have created a fractious and confrontational relationship. In the first few encounters, the former head of the Crown Prosecution Service utilised the barren benches behind the Prime Minister to turn PMQs into a moot court. At timesContinue reading “PMQs falls flat with neither man able to land a fatal blow”

Policy or Personality? The Race for the White House is too close to call

Tonight, Joe Biden has officially received the nomination from the Democratic Party to take on Donald Trump in November’s Presidential election. Again, as in 2016, this election is all but impossible to predict. Opinion polls tend to predict that Joe Biden will defeat Donald Trump in November, but the truth is they are all overContinue reading “Policy or Personality? The Race for the White House is too close to call”

Forget Cummings’ Durham trip, the biggest threat to the Tories is Britain’s economic recovery

You cannot switch on the news without journalists or politicians arguing, usually against, the actions of the Prime Minister’s special adviser. And whilst this has led to a slump, not only in support for Boris Johnson, but also in confidence in the government, we cannot let Mr Cummings’ 260-mile journey divert attention from the fightContinue reading “Forget Cummings’ Durham trip, the biggest threat to the Tories is Britain’s economic recovery”