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Is this a Conservative Party or the Conservatives parting?

If this was a perfect world, we wouldn’t need political parties. In fact, we wouldn’t need politics at all. Things would just get done without reference to anyone. 616 more words

National Politics

Why I've Joined the SDP - A Renewed Party for a Tired Britain

I remember the night well. It was March 1981 and I received a phone call from a fellow political activist in the Labour party asking me to come to a particular venue to prepare for the launch of a new political party – the Social Democratic Party.  1,328 more words

Politics

Beowulf's Brexit

Starring:

Nigel Farage: Beowulf

Westminster’s political elite: Grendel (The Monster)

The EU: Grendel’s Mother

An English inscribed stone cross circa 7th century. 562 more words

KNIVES AND FAWKES

Yeah, I remember (remember) the fifth of November. How could I forget? One fifth of November not so long ago mine eyes did see the light – to paraphrase the final speech of a late lamented orator – and this wholly secular illumination finally toppled a distant and previously unchallenged blink of elation from its long-held pole position in the memory banks. 1,328 more words

News

The 'People's Vote'

You literally cannot get away from any Brexit- related news at the moment. Whether it is through social media, the news or TV in some way or form, everyone is being updated with some snippet of the latest Brexit developments. 455 more words

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

I’m still alive, which surely proves I’m not spending all day watching the telly whilst not here. I don’t watch much TV as it is and certainly wouldn’t before 7.00 in the evening, anyway. 1,306 more words

News

Squabbles amongst the Political Parties.

It seems that if you wish to become a major political party you must have an internal squabble over one thing or another.

Labour has chosen to argue and fall out over their attitude to the Jewish community, the Conservative Party have chosen to argue over the comments Boris Johnson made on the Burka. 188 more words