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All overboard – Conservative conference 2019

TRGonometry

30 September 2019 · Leave a comment

Three colours: blue. Conservative conference 2018

Venn grassroots attack

5 October 2018 · Leave a comment

Theatre of Dreams #cpc17

Cameron and Osborne – not Boris Johnson – ruined Theresa May’s week

4 October 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Days in May, by Andrew Adonis – book review

A progressive alliance can’t get off the ground

25 April 2017 · Leave a comment

Beyond ‘Brexit means Brexit’: report from the Conservative conference

This ‘real Conservative’ government could be a Labour/Ukip coalition

6 October 2016 · Leave a comment

Traingate: Now Virgin offer Tories a better deal than Labour

A conspiracy theorist’s delight

31 August 2016 · Leave a comment

Sorry, your Majesty. Crossrail should be named the Johnson line

Crossrail needs a new muse. Step forward Mr Johnson. Not that Mr Johnson.

23 February 2016 · 1 Comment

Postcard from Manchester: the only way is down

If you follow these kinds of things, you’ll already know that the Tories made a rather serious pitch for the centre ground, and that David Cameron’s potential successors have already … Continue reading

13 October 2015 · 1 Comment

The Labour Party gets simultaneously larger and smaller

Day 23 of the ‘new politics’, but the old rules are still in play and Labour continues to shrink. Not numerically, as membership simultaneously grows, but in terms of the … Continue reading

6 October 2015 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on day one of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership

As I write this, it’s all kicking off: a Twitter storm about Ivan Lewis alongside Chuka Umunna and Mary Creagh’s resignation from the Labour front bench. Unmistakeable glee from the … Continue reading

13 September 2015 · 1 Comment

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