Over the past week the Tories have been hammering Labour for their apparent U-turn on student debt. Whilst we are all about making sure politicians are held to account over misleading statements and rhetoric, the “outrage” over the decision seems … Continue reading Putting The Student Debt “Lie” In Context
From almost the moment the exit polls were in, there have been calls from Theresa May’s resignation and a second election to be held. Their precarious confidence and supply deal with the DUP, the Grenfell Tower disaster, the cabinet split … Continue reading A Second Snap Election Is Far From Inevitable
Michael Barnier and David Davis led the preliminary Brexit talks that started this morning and have already given in on one of their main negotiating demands; that the divorce agreement and the relationship post-Brexit should be negotiated simultaneously. Given that … Continue reading Is Theresa May Gambling By Starting Brexit Negotiations Before Her Queen’s Speech Passes?
The Tories are going to have an incredibly difficult job legislating in the next parliament; their manifesto was generally poorly received and they are going to have to fight tooth and nail to pass every single piece of legislation. A handful of abstentions or dissenting votes… Continue reading How Long Will The Tories Last?