Forget Cummings’ Durham trip, the biggest threat to the Tories is Britain’s economic recovery

You cannot switch on the news without journalists or politicians arguing, usually against, the actions of the Prime Minister’s special adviser. And whilst this has led to a slump, not only in support for Boris Johnson, but also in confidence in the government, we cannot let Mr Cummings’ 260-mile journey divert attention from the fightContinue reading “Forget Cummings’ Durham trip, the biggest threat to the Tories is Britain’s economic recovery”

Stale Starmer is set to win the race to succeed Corbyn but can he win back the heartlands?

Last week the Liberal Democrats announced that they would postpone their leadership election, however, voting for the race to succeed Corbyn has closed and the result will be announced on Saturday…

The impact of coronavirus on British politics

Last week, Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC that the outbreak of coronavirus across the United Kingdom proved he was “right” in making unprecedented pledges to increase public spending. Supporters of the outgoing leader sense that this may be electorally favourable. Ian Lavery, Labour’s party chairman, described the coronavirus as a “great opportunity” for the party,Continue reading “The impact of coronavirus on British politics”

The Senedd reject Boris’ Brexit bill despite Wales voting leave

Yesterday, Cardiff joined Belfast and Edinburgh in rejecting Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement. This comes after the Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay, pleaded with Jeremy Miles, the Welsh Brexit minister, to support the decision taken by the people of Wales in 2016. Wales’ vote share in favour of leaving the European Union, 52.5%, was marginally higher thanContinue reading “The Senedd reject Boris’ Brexit bill despite Wales voting leave”

Saracens call crisis meeting after Premiership Rugby threaten them with automatic relegation

Last November, the reigning champions of English and European rugby were forced to pay a whopping £5m fine and deducted 35 league points for breaching salary cap rules. The Daily Mail broke the story after it was found that Nigel Wray had been paying players additional wages through separate business models, which is illegal underContinue reading “Saracens call crisis meeting after Premiership Rugby threaten them with automatic relegation”