Let’s scroll back a few days in the calendar. Tuesday 18th April 2017. It’s the first day back after the bank holiday and like most of my colleagues, I thought I’d just have a nice easy week after working solidly and catching up throughout Parliamentary Recess. Apparently not. It’s already mad busy and now I… Read More Snap Election 2017
Adam Smith (1723 – 1790) has featured on English money for as long as I can remember – a fascinating creature for those who identify as followers of the invisible hand or free market economics. I’ve played around with the idea of regulation a fair bit – hey ho, I ended up doing a Masters in the… Read More Adam Smith: the ultimate hero?
Over the next year or so, there are a number of events which will contribute to the future landscape of Europe. Following Brexit, Theresa May has made it clear that “Brexit means Brexit” and she has signalled that Article 50 could very well be triggered before the new year. It’s certainly an interesting time for elections… Read More Upcoming Elections
It’s October 2015. My first party conference. I just flew in to Manchester from New York. I don’t really know what I’m doing but somehow I just got through the crowds of protestors and press and find myself walking towards an auditorium. The room is filled with excitement. People elated; the first conference since the… Read More Tribute to Cameron
so, I have just about recovered from a rather eventful beginning of the week. As a Flag-bearer for the 2015 Commonwealth Observance Day, I got to be part of the ceremony in Westiminster Abbey and was presented to the Queen. I think the most exciting part was seeing the royal family, including the Queen and… Read More hanging out with the royal family
From Thatcher’s ‘Statecraft’, “We now know that bin Laden’s terrorists had been planning their outrage for years. The propagation of their mad, bad ideology decency forbids calling it a religion- had been taking place before our eyes. We were just too blind to see it.” It’s funny, most Muslims are afraid to utter the word… Read More Terrorism
One of my favourite aspects of politics, is the players in the field. Corruption, upper class and dislike are almost natural thoughts people think about when the word politics comes into place. But in actual fact, on the very face of it all, it is a very gentle association. Politicians are there for you, to… Read More Politics, the human side.