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UK General Elections: Winners and Losers

The UK electorate produced another fascinating election result to match those elections of 2015 and 2010. I did expect a hung parliament but never imagined the Labour Party to win in places like Kensington and Canterbury. (Thomas Beckett must be … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Escape to Victory?

Sometimes even when you have consistently underperformed at your job, an opportunity to finally shine presents itself that is too-good-to-be-true. British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has that chance thanks to Prime Minister Theresa May calling a general election for … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Theresa May: No big surprise

In May 2010 Theresa May came in as our new Home Secretary following David Cameron’s victory at the polls. I was surprised at May’s appointment given that when the Tories was in opposition it was Chris Grayling who shadowed Home … Continue reading

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Labour Party’s Report into Internal Anti-Semitism, Racism & Diversity

  Shami Chakrabarti’s report into anti-Semitism, racism and other diversity flaws within the Labour Party is a landmark for me and long overdue. It is just a shame that the antics of Marc Wadsworth took the headlines away from the report’s … Continue reading

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British Labour’s Party Kamikaze Mission

In my previous blog I questioned Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership on whether he was effective or that he was by being poorly advised. I now realise that despite some leadership issues I have with Corbyn, his biggest Achilles heel has been … Continue reading

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Brexit or Remain – Don’t Panic!

Remain for me. Not an easy decision despite Cameron’s lackluster campaign. David Cameron’s”we’re all doomed” led Remain campaign, should have emphasised that the UK will survive whether in or out of the EU; but would benefit and influence far more … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet – First Impressions

3 days since Jeremy Corbyn announced his first shadow cabinet. My first reaction was “Uh oh John McDonnell as Shadow Chancellor?” Then I realise as Corbyn’s campaign agent in the leadership race McDonnell was bound to be “rewarded” with his preferred … Continue reading

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