Chatter Episode 36 – Claire Hanna on Brexit and the Breakdown of Stormont

SDLP MLA Claire Hanna was our guest on the show today. We spoke all about the breakdown of government at Stomont, the attempts to get it running again, as well the Brexit debate and the Irish border quesiton. Resources https://twitter.com/ClaireHanna?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.thejist.co.uk/politics/uk/eu-tax-evasion-regulation-reason-brexit-referendum/ http://www.thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-18-dr-katy-hayward-brexit-irish-border/ http://www.thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-34-professor-colin-harvey-brexit-good-friday-agreement-citizens-assembly/ Music by Just Jim – https://soundcloud.com/justjim If you enjoyed what you read here […]

Maybe The Media Expected More From Labour

In the wake of the 2018 local election results, the general consensus amongst the mainstream press as that no-one had really won the local elections. The BBC reported Labour being pleased despite not making major gains, declaring that there was “no clear winner”, there has been a lot of discussion on Twitter and in the […]

The DUP Dark Money Explained

The mysterious Constitutional Research Council (CRC) was confirmed in February to have donated £435,000 to the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party), of which they routed £425,000 into pro-Brexit ads in London. This spending included a £282,000 advert reading “Take Back Control – Vote To Leave” in the Metro and almost £100,000 worth of campaign merchandise. The donation was made through Northern […]

Who Are AggregateIQ

The tiny British Columbia-based marketing company are credited by some as being the reason for the success of the Brexit campaign. Having received more than £4 million for their work on the campaign, they were responsible for around half the spending of the campaign groups on the Leave side, and yet very little is known about them. […]