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Penny Drops for Sunak or Truss to Lead the Tories

Well it’s a Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss face off for the Tory leadership. Penny Mordaunt, the candidate I had picked to challenge Sunak in the final 2 for Tory members to decide, fell at the last big hurdle. But … Continue reading

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Boris Bows Out: All in for Penny to stop Rishi?

Boris Johnson is finally is leaving 10 Downing Street after 3 turbulent bizarre years. Given the chaos, that he orchestrated Boris’ tenure as British prime minister seemed more like 5 years. Yet Boris should not have even lasted 3 months. … Continue reading

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The Brexit Election – Winners & Losers

The numbers are in Conservative: wins 365 seats (+ 47) Labour: 203 (-59) SNP: 48 (+13) Lib Dems: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Sinn Féin: 7 (no change) SDLP: 2 (+2) Alliance Party: 1 (+1) Green Party 1 (no change) … Continue reading

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Conservative Leadership Race to Downing Street – Short Term Let?

The very first thing that struck me about the ongoing British Conservative Party leadership contest was the poor standard of candidates. When I think back to some of previous leadership races such as the Hurd-Major-Heseltine race of 1990 this current … Continue reading

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Theresa May is Going – No Weeping & Wailing on Downing Street

Theresa May is finally resigning from her roles as Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader. How May managed to survive for nearly an entire decade to inflict her ill-fated policies and poor leadership on the UK (as Home Secretary & … 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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Cameron Conquers Commons, Sturgeon Stampedes Scotland

When Ed Miliband defeated his older brother David for the Labour leadership I said to a Whitehall colleague “they’ve just picked the wrong Miliband” and shook my head. When the Liberal Democrats took the Chief Secretary to the Treasury post … Continue reading

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