General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...

Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

On 25 May 2016, the Psychoactive Substances Act (see here for the full content) came into force.  Its purpose is a blanket ban on the so-called “legal highs”...

George Osborne must resign for the sake of democracy

It is not uncommon in this age of austerity, zero-hour contracts, and wage stagnation for individuals to have to juggle more than one job...

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour: what must happen now

The "unelectable" Mr Corbyn has just been elected again - to a chorus of sighs from the right of the Labour Party. As in...

NHS Crisis – The Tory engineered end to public healthcare

Blind rage is what most of us should feel upon the realisation that our beloved NHS is being driven headfirst into the ground by...

Spring Budget: our strong, yet vulnerable economy

The words "strong economy" seem pivotal to every sentence that is uttered by a Conservative party representative, and the phrase appears at every Prime...

David Cameron: Achieved little, hurt many, and fractured the nation

David Cameron will likely be remembered by the history books as the man whose actions led to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union,...

Theresa May must go, this is not business as usual

Theresa May went to great lengths to warn the nation of a 'coalition of chaos' with the potential of a leader linked with extremist...

No Smoke. No Fire. Still burnt.

Most people in the UK have a general belief that we live in a society that is protected by a robust legal system there...

Labour Party Split: a matter of when, not if?

It won't be good for democracy, or for those already struggling after years of ideological austerity, but a Labour Party split seems more and...