The Del Boys of Brexit

Today should be a day of relative happiness amidst the gloom of 2020, but the stark reality is that more fog is descending upon us. Brexit Eve. A day years in the making is now on our doorstep. There is no point in trying to stop it any longer, the jig is up and now,Continue reading “The Del Boys of Brexit”

Patel and Bradley battle for political embarrassment.

For a party with an 80-seat majority, the Conservatives have racked up an error-stricken list longer than a Meat Loaf classic. However, the lack of judgement shown by MPs and Ministers alike is now growing to be such common practice within this government, that even the average politically minded onlooker can only muster a shrugContinue reading “Patel and Bradley battle for political embarrassment.”

Just can’t kick the Abbott

One thing that the Cummings cartel have been very good at during the last number of weeks is keeping controversial appointments relatively under wraps. It is no great secret that Cummings has always yearned to rip the heart out of Whitehall and replace those with a history of diplomacy and expertise with bippityboppoty computer scienceContinue reading “Just can’t kick the Abbott”

Eyes on the prize of 2024.

If a week is a long time in politics, then four years is an eternity. Barring some exceptional circumstance wherein we face an election sooner, it is four years until the Great British electorate will see the inside of a polling station to choose their Westminster representatives. It is safe in this knowledge and withContinue reading “Eyes on the prize of 2024.”

Cash for favours?

Robert Jenrick was ranked 3rd in the Tory Party’s “Hottest 40 under 40” at the annual Bullingdon Club shenanigans. No mean feat, especially given the number of high-profile guests at the shin dig. It’s a real hoot and no doubt one of the highlights of the year. Matt Hancock is Michael Gove’s lookout for hisContinue reading “Cash for favours?”

Britain hurtling headfirst towards Trump’s dystopia

David Cameron and George Osbourne were two of the most insufferable humans when they presided over Britain as Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer. I remember I used to get so angry watching them tear the two Eds (Miliband and Balls) limb from limb on the floor of the Chamber and thinking they hadContinue reading “Britain hurtling headfirst towards Trump’s dystopia”