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Chatter #251 – Simon Kuper – Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Whitehall is swarming with old Oxonians. They debated each other in tutorials, ran against each other in student elections, and attended the same balls and black-tie dinners. They aren’t just colleagues – they are peers, rivals, friends….

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Chatter Episode 48 – Luke Watson on Brexit Negotiations, Chequers, and Planning for ‘No Deal’

Luke Watson, a Research Executive at Get Britain Out, was the guest on today’s show. We wanted to discuss the current state of the Brexit negotiations with someone inside the Brexit campaign and Luke certainly gave us an excellent insight. We are aware that sometimes we tend to interview people who have a…

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How Michael Gove Became The Most Likely Successor To Theresa May

After the resignation of David Cameron, it was Theresa May, a remain campaigner rather than a Brexiteer, who took up the gauntlet of leading the UK through the tumultuous Brexit negotiations, primarily because no-one else wants the job. The chalice has been poisoned and May has been allowed to continue to limp forwards…

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A Second Snap Election Is Far From Inevitable

From almost the moment the exit polls were in, there have been calls from Theresa May’s resignation and a second election to be held. Their precarious confidence and supply deal with the DUP, the Grenfell Tower disaster, the cabinet split over austerity, and the heavy criticism of their handling of the Brexit negotiations…

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