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”

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”

The NHS is on its knees – who is to blame?

COVID-19 has undoubtedly exacerbated the visibility of the failures in the NHS. This highlights the long standing debate of who’s to blame? The Twitter-sphere is littered with leftist, anti-Tory propaganda. Claiming that the Conservatives have single-handedly caused the downfall of Britain’s beloved healthcare system. However, looking back into its history we can see that this Claim has its faults.

Nandy’s hustings success bolsters her support within the parliamentary Labour Party, as Starmer’s lead grows

Yesterday the J-Word reported on Starmer’s surpassing the minimum amount of nominations needed by his Labour colleagues to officially enter the leadership race. In today’s update no other candidate has managed to obtain more than 22 supporters, but there have been significant changes.