Afzal Pervez: ‘It’s been how long since the Euro?’

The Euro is the currency of 19 countries in the European Union (23 altogether outside of EU). The Maastricht Treaty (1993) was...

Universal Credit: A Pragmatic Welfare State

What is it? Universal credit is a monthly payment which is available to people on low or no...

Generation UK – China: Creating a generation of Brits that ‘get’ China

Since my childhood, I have always had some awareness of Chinese culture. The decades my Grandparents and Father spent in Hong Kong ingrained in...

The Winter of Discontent: 40 years on

What are the ingredients for a political crisis? A government in shambles? A prime minister with no authority?...

Should National Service Be Reintroduced?

In 1963, the last National Serviceman was discharged from the army. This ended almost over a quarter of a century of National Service, or...

Pile It High and Sell It Cheap

Tesco has always been a market disruptor. When it was founded by Jack Cohen in 1914, it picked a fight with the long-established market...

Andrew Boff – a Mayoral Candidate for All

The next London mayoral race will create many surprises; one of which is the breath-of-fresh-air-candidate for the Conservative party nomination, Andrew Boff. Let him know...

Why the 2020’s could be the “Millennial Moment”

History, and especially political history, can be a funny thing. We Brits particularly like to believe that our politics is not prone to the...

Is Macron moving France forward?

Emmanuel Macron, since being elected French President in 2017, has had several aims to move France forward. From an economic background, Macron put his...

What on earth happened at the G7?

Every year the leaders of the seven biggest world economies meet at the G7 summit. This year the event is in Quebec, hosted by...

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