Why does it feel like the Conservative Party machine is dead on its feet? Has it learnt nothing from the abject disaster of Theresa May’s hands-off campaign? 622 more words
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The Queen’s Speech has set the tone for the entire parliament; opponents within and without the party will use Europe to disrupt Corbyn’s leadership
For somebody often derided for lacking in political nous, Jeremy Corbyn – in keeping with the general theme of his public reappraisal following June 8th – proved anything but in his positioning of the Labour party vis-a-vis Britain’s exit from the European Union. 2,860 more words
Chuka Umunna’s grandstanding on his unwinnable EU amendment on Thursday was only ever going to serve the purposes of one person: Chuka Umunna.
But it was nothing new. 516 more words
On 29th June 2017 the Bishop of Peterborough, Rt Revd Donald Allister, spoke during the final day’s debate on the Queen’s Speech, highlighting the need for a more effective approach to delivery of mental health services: 1,132 more words