When Rishi Sunak took over as Prime Minister, he promised to place integrity and accountability at the heart of his government. Well, he’s not doing great at either at the minute is he? Yes, Nadim Zahawi was sacked, but why wasn’t he sacked when it became clear that he had not told the PM he… Continue reading This government of accountability and integrity isn’t doing well on either of those counts.
After Partygate, where on earth does Boris Johnson go from here?
Seriously, where can he go? The record of his government is awful and should be the primary criteria for which he is removed. But what the last ten days have shown to even the most happily ignorant Tory voter is that this man cannot be trusted to tell the truth. He will look for any… Continue reading After Partygate, where on earth does Boris Johnson go from here?
A Week in Review: 26th October- 1st November
Labour must face up to what went wrong The report on Labour’s response to accusations of anti-Semitism within the party was released to the public last week. And it was damning. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who undertook the investigation and report, said its analysis pointed ‘to a culture within the party which,… Continue reading A Week in Review: 26th October- 1st November
A Week in Review: 19th-25th October
Pay-per-view football has alienated fans and won’t help clubs cover their costs So, pay-per-view Premier League matches haven’t been doing as well as it was maybe hoped. Many matches on the two box office platforms have performed very poorly, so poorly that Sky and BT will not actually release the viewing figures. There was also… Continue reading A Week in Review: 19th-25th October
Is HS2 really going to be of any benefit to anyone?
If you don’t know what HS2 is, it stands for High Speed 2, a new high-speed rail project that will cut down travel times between London and Birmingham and beyond. If you’re wondering where HS1 is, that connects to Kent and via the Eurostar to, well, Europe. And Disneyland. HS2 is a domestic high-speed rail… Continue reading Is HS2 really going to be of any benefit to anyone?
The country needs a strong opposition in Westminster. Labour must get this leadership election right.
I'm not a member of the Labour Party. I'm actually not a member of any political party. I'm just very interested in the field and I keep up with the political news. So, while Boris continues to bluster his way through daily life as Prime Minister, my attention has turned to what the opposition is… Continue reading The country needs a strong opposition in Westminster. Labour must get this leadership election right.
Why does anyone think that a general election will break the deadlock?
And so, Britain is once again heading to the polls ahead of schedule. For the third time in the last five years, the British public will be asked for their opinion of who should run the country. After the Fixed Term Parliament Act was passed, we were looking at a future where Prime Ministers could… Continue reading Why does anyone think that a general election will break the deadlock?