Chuka-n It All In

So. Interesting times. While 8 MPs may not seem like much, they may well prove to be the first trickle of hope that made its way through the compacted u-bend of British politics in quite some time. The small group of tearaways, the rebellious teenagers running away from their (admittedly pretty broken) home, are chasing…

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Brexit Stage Left – What happens when the curtain falls on Brexit?

It is widely accepted that Brexit has decimated the norms of the UK’s political system, whatever the eventual outcome. It has exposed not just the flaws of our system of government, but also the deep divide across the electorate. By introducing the direct democracy of a referendum into a representative system, Brexit has eroded faith…

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Amendmental – Today’s Amendments Vote Made Simple

And for all of the fun of the last few weeks, we’re now back into some real nitty gritty around Brexit. Joy of joys. The amount of detail about what is going on is almost mind-bending, so I’m going to do my best to break it down for you because some of the repercussions from…

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So Now What?

Brexit has been dominating our airwaves for what feels like eternity. Just as it feels as though we’re starting to get to grips with one (usually catastrophic) event, another rears its ugly head to bamboozle us even more. Over the last seven days alone, we have seen Theresa May’s hard-fought deal for exiting the EU…

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Rue Britannia.

‘MMMMNNNNEEEEEEUUUUUURRRRRGHHGHHH.’ And so, with the wearied, defeated and yet somehow inevitable sigh of the liberals, thus ends around sixty years’ worth of political dialogue. Barring an upset the likes of which British politics hasn’t seen since a certain porcine potentate told the entire Catholic religion to do one ‘coz he fancied another bird, today marks…

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Teach an Old Etonian New Tricks – A Champagne-Snowflake’s Thoughts on the Election

Let’s face it, the current British political landscape looks less “green and pleasant land” and more “seagull shite-covered landfill site.” I mean, the state of all parties going into tomorrow’s election is actually too depressing to be funny: The Conservatives have had an absolutely abysmal campaign, with the initial idea of promoting the charisma and…

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