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”

The NHS is on its knees – who is to blame?

COVID-19 has undoubtedly exacerbated the visibility of the failures in the NHS. This highlights the long standing debate of who’s to blame? The Twitter-sphere is littered with leftist, anti-Tory propaganda. Claiming that the Conservatives have single-handedly caused the downfall of Britain’s beloved healthcare system. However, looking back into its history we can see that this Claim has its faults.

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”

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”

Nandy’s hustings success bolsters her support within the parliamentary Labour Party, as Starmer’s lead grows

Yesterday the J-Word reported on Starmer’s surpassing the minimum amount of nominations needed by his Labour colleagues to officially enter the leadership race. In today’s update no other candidate has managed to obtain more than 22 supporters, but there have been significant changes. GuidoFawkes‘, frequently updates its Who’s Backing Who? page, and with four-days untilContinue reading “Nandy’s hustings success bolsters her support within the parliamentary Labour Party, as Starmer’s lead grows”

Starmer officially enters the race to succeed Corbyn, as Lisa Nandy shines in opening hustings

Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, has enough support from his Labour colleagues in Westminster and Brussels to officially enter the Labour leadership race. The front-runner has the support of 23 Labour colleagues, surpassing the 22 supporters needed in the first stage of the Labour leadership race. The current tallies appear to mirror the YouGovContinue reading “Starmer officially enters the race to succeed Corbyn, as Lisa Nandy shines in opening hustings”

How Nigel Farage May Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory:

Last night’s YouGov/The Times MRP poll has increased anxiousness within CCHQ as their sizeable projected majority of 68 has been cut to 28 within just two weeks. With just a day of campaigning left the Conservatives chances of winning a majority has diminished. Now, the 100,000-participant poll has decided that it is within the marginContinue reading “How Nigel Farage May Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory:”