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
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
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
A Short quote from Margaret Thatcher’s book ‘Statecraft’.. “Many African governments get away with kleptocracy. Several Asian governments get away with disrespect for fundamental human rights. Most European governments get away with high taxation and over regulation. Bad policies inflict damage on those who practice them, as well as those on whose behalf they are… Read More Nothing has changed really
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.
The President of European Commission, Jose Manual Barroso has warned that David Cameron’s decision to limit EU immigration is an offence to the European Union and is a mistake. President Barrosa has warned if British politicians continue to focus on negativity in relation to the EU, it will result in public discontent resulting in their… Read More Britain to limit EU Immigration?