Arlene Foster and the DUP have suddenly become the most powerful people in British politics. With their sweep of 10/18 seats in Northern Ireland they have the power to give Theresa May an overall majority in Westminster of two seats. The deal may not even be legally compatible with the Good Friday Agreement (the agreement […]
Seven weeks ago, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party were staring down the barrel of a monumental defeat. A 24 point polling gap spelled disaster for the Labour Party, yet their campaign managed to turn around this mountainous deficit and get within two and a half points of the Conservatives. Labour’s election hopes to begin […]
“We are the turkeys that would vote for Christmas”, it’s a phrase that was uttered time and time again by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage during the Brexit campaign, essentially acknowledging the fact that Brexit would likely be the end of his party. With the result of the 2017 UK General Election now finalised, and […]
The Tories are going to have an incredibly difficult job legislating in the next parliament; their manifesto was generally poorly received and they are going to have to fight tooth and nail to pass every single piece of legislation. A handful of abstentions or dissenting votes…
If the last two years of elections have taught us anything, it’s that we should never underestimate the populist cause. Trump and Brexit both defied the pollsters and Corbyn shares one key characteristic with these upsets – an anti-establishment message.
There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the Conservative Party plans for internet regulation. In their manifesto they state that: ‘Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet. We disagree,” This can read as a horror story or as sensible regulation depending on […]