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365 days of minority Government

Ordinary observers of UK politics could be forgiven for thinking that they were living under a majority Conservative government for most of the last year. For those who do not have their noses quite as close to the political grindstone it is easy to … [Read more...]

Budget 2017 – Make or break, or just about do?

Prior to this year’s Budget Statement the Prime Minister delivered what could reasonably be described as an ‘OK performance’ at PMQs. The questions were thorny as usual but Mrs May was able to keep her head above water, despite what one Cabinet … [Read more...]

Panic At The Disco

One of the most common words being heard at the 2017 Conservative Party Conference is “panic”. The old fear they are losing the young, the Brexiteers fear they are losing the moral high ground and the moderates fear they are losing the plot. This … [Read more...]

Upcoming German Election – a new Bundestag

Few people are in doubt as to the broad outcome of the upcoming German election on 24th September. Although Leader of the Social Democrats and former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz still believes the fight is not lost, polls show … [Read more...]

PPA General Election 2017 Twitter Reaction Roundup

Top tweets of Reactions to #GE17 9 June 2017 Twitter users have been vocal throughout the night but now we have the final results let’s check out the reaction to #GeneralElection17. Here are some of the tweets that stood out most for us. There … [Read more...]