A brief reply to Simon Jenkins’ Guardian op-ed. In a Guardian op-ed published on 16 December, Simon Jenkins called on the Liberal Democrats to disband and for its members to merge with the two larger parties. Jenkins sets out three reasons for this: To dilute the influence of Momentum activists within Labour circles Restrain the … Continue reading Shutting down the Lib Dems is not the answer. Let’s work together.
On Thursday night, two devastating political realities emerged for the Liberal Democrats. First, we had lost our leader, Jo Swinson, far too early. In office for just 144 days, Jo’s premiership was dominated by the unexpected: defections, prorogation, membership surges and finally, a Brexit election. The second reality is that Britain will leave the European … Continue reading The Lib Dem Leadership Post-Brexit
Historic Conservative targets - Sedgefield and Bolsover Should Sedgefield and Bolsover flip tomorrow night, it would represent a historic loss for the Labour Party. Sedgefield, once the home of Tony Blair from 1983 to 2007, could reject Labour for the first time in eighty four years. Coupled with the possibility of losing … Continue reading WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR ON ELECTION NIGHT 2019
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Guest article for PolitiNation. 'As a pro-European, I know the dangers of voting for popular far-right politicians. 'Brexit' meant Britain learnt the hard way. America, please don't. There's too much at stake.' Click here to view the article
The democratic, federal, inclusive and socially-progressive union of the future. The European Union consists of 508 million citizens in 28 countries of 24 languages. Europe is by far the strongest economy in the world with a collective productivity of $18.339 TRILLION. This European Union of, 2016 is progressive, powerful and inventive. But that’s not the … Continue reading Europäische Union, Evropská unie, União Europeia (Chapter One)
Why was 2015 the 'Goldilocks Election'? Why can't Osborne succeed as Conservative leader? Why will the Tories be forced to return to the dirty politics of the 1980s? As 2015 draws to an end, the Prime Minister is sure to look back on the past twelve months with pride. Since January, the Tory leader has managed win … Continue reading Why 2016 will not be a Tory Wonderland