Tag: Labour

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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Jeremy Corbyn is on the Defensive

Jeremy Corbyn has begun the process of self-preservation as he tries to change the rules regarding leadership elections. Under the current system candidates need the support of 15% of Labour MPs to get their name on to the ballot paper,

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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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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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