The Power of Proportional Representation

The result of the 2017 General Election has seen another hung parliament, the second in my lifetime and it has seen the Conservative Party lose...

Liberal Democrat Leadership Election: What now?

Tim Farron MP resigned as Liberal Democrat leader on 14 June 2017, and since then the party has been looking for a new leader....

There’s nothing ‘liberal’ about Farron’s resignation

There are many legitimate reasons why Tim Farron should have resigned as Leader of the Liberal Democrats. In 2017 they gained seats, but lost...

Nonsense Verse and the General Election

While leafing through a copy of Carroll’s nonsense verse I was struck by the alarming similarity between modern political discourse and nonsense. Perhaps that’s...
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Stronger Opposition needed in the South of England

The Conservatives currently have a firm grip of the political territory over the majority of the South of England and the recent local elections...

Europe: A Populist Revolt

It can be imagined that there was a huge sigh of relief in Brussels as the clock struck midnight, bringing in the New Year...

Brexit Wars: A New Hope?

In a galaxy far far away... There lies a crippled establishment, overthrown by a new order. An order which stands upon the pillars of...

The Joys of Party Conferences

Well it’s that time of year again! The stage managed and excruciatingly dull party conferences have begun with UKIP and the Lib Dems hosting...

What is Gibraltar’s future post-Brexit?

This week, we have gained a clearer idea of what exiting the EU means, but what does the future hold for Gibraltar post-Brexit? It is...

History may be kinder to Clegg

The controversial legacy of Nick Clegg will be debated by historians in many years to come. The former Liberal Democrat leader and deputy prime...

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