This was what Brexit was about all along, try not to act too surprised

Cabinet members have reportedly demanded the government ditches safeguards post Brexit which were designed by the EU to protect employees from working excessive hours - but...

Theresa May’s Brexit Chequemate – is she criminally inept or just plain stupid?

Theresa May staked her reputation on her Chequers Brexit deal - but it was never going to work, it crossed the red lines the...

Only a confirmatory referendum, not a general election, can break the Brexit impasse

"The truth is that the referendum was reduced to such a crude choice that no one knows exactly what the majority voted for. Rather than encouraging an informed politics, it has made our system even more reductive. Whatever happens now, it will be messy - a referendum can’t resolve the deep national rift, but it can clear the pungent smell that has tainted the political air."

Surely it’s time to at least reform, if not abolish, the monarchy

As the nation again, according to the media at least, is gripped by royal fever, this article will stir some controversy, I'm sure -...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Theresa May is an incompetent middle manager with no Brexit vision

Like or loathe them, and agree or disagree with their ideology or not, the likes of Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, and Tony Blair were...

As their message falls apart, are we witnessing the death of the Conservative Party?

The message of the Conservative Party is falling apart, literally: letters ironically fell off the lacklustre slogan chosen for the party conference as Theresa...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

This year I will not wear a poppy – it has lost its meaning

This year, for the first time, I will not wear a poppy. It has lost its meaning, it has become nothing but a fake...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...