Oppositions don’t win elections – Governments lose them

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April 2, 2020

Oppositions don’t win elections – Governments lose them

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Her Majesty’s loyal opposition has elected a new leadership team in Sir Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner. Over the weekend, Starmer moved quickly to appoint a shadow cabinet as he looks to build a team capable of holding the government to account in the current situation and beyond … Read more

The EU Reacts

Leaders throughout the EU react to the UK’s hung parliament Michel Barnier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator  “Brexit negotiations should start when UK is ready; timetable and EU positions are clear. Let’s put our minds together on striking a deal.” {Via Twitter}  Donald Tusk, President of the European Council “We don’t know when Brexit talks start. We … Read more

Mayism: the end of Thatcherism and political ideology as we know it? What does the media think the Conservative manifesto means for the Party?

In this blog, we consider what the media thinks the Conservative manifesto means for the Conservative Party. There is a clear take out from the Conservative manifesto (or should I say, Theresa May’s manifesto) launch today. When you go to the polls on 8th June, Mrs May’s Conservative Party want the general public to be … Read more