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Theresa May Must Hold an Early Election

History is a powerful teacher, Theresa May must pay attention. As a result of Andrea Leadsom’s withdrawal from from the Conservative leadership contest on Monday afternoon, May will become the next prime minister having been elected only by Conservative MPs.

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The Acadamisation of British Schools is Not Just an Issue for The Left, it is a Problem for Us All

After George Osborne’s most recent, and perhaps last, budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a myriad of issues were raised. One of the most contentious was the Chancellor’s plans to expand the academy project to include every school in England.

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Boris Johnson and the Brexit Dance

Twenty years ago, John Major famously called the members of his cabinet who wanted Britain to leave the EU “bastards”. Though David Cameron has not used exactly the same word, the intent was the same when he cast aspersions on

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The European Referendum: Deja Vu?

This June will likely see one of the most debated about and contested referenda come to its conclusion. Europe has haunted British politics ever since Edward Heath led Britain into the Common Market. It helped return Harold Wilson to power

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Should Tory MPs Listen to Members Over Europe?

The Prime Minister has received criticism from his party for suggesting that MPs vote with their heart in the upcoming EU referendum and not campaign to leave the EU “because of what your constituency association might say.” But was this

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Cameron Must Make Boris Johnson Foreign Secretary

David Cameron is starting to see why announcing that he would not stand for a third term in office was a bad idea. This announcement effectively fired the starting gun for a five year leadership campaign which could be as

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The Conservatives Must Learn Lessons From the Past

Labour has gone back in time, and it shows. Opinion polls show support for Labour is at record lows due to their time travelling back to the 1980s which has allowed the Conservatives the opportunity to turn British politics into

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Why Corbyn Can’t Win Over Trident

The latest episode in this excruciating saga for Labour, which has included indecision over war in Syria and a painful reshuffle, was Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to scrap Britain’s nuclear deterrent while upholding the spending by upgrading the Trident submarines but

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