Get thee to the polls …again

In calling a snap election Prime Minister Theresa May is out for no one but herself. She wants to consolidate her position and be able to run the Brexit negotiations as she wants rather than having to bother with these pesky elected MPs. Labour are, in public, saying “bring it on” while in private they’re… Continue reading Get thee to the polls …again

The Brexit Blog – We finally (sort of) have a plan

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally given a bit of an idea of what’s going to happen regarding Brexit and it’s even worse than many feared. It will be a hard Brexit/clean Brexit / whatever adjective is chosen today Brexit and it will not include membership of the single market. This was pretty much assured… Continue reading The Brexit Blog – We finally (sort of) have a plan

The Brexit blog – Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary has to be a joke

Boris Johnston is now Britain’s most senior diplomat Yes, he will be in charge of representing Britain on the world stage, as if this country wasn’t enough of a laughing stock already. You would think that after the events of the last few weeks we would have lost our ability to be in anyway surprised… Continue reading The Brexit blog – Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary has to be a joke

A tale of two leadership contests

It’s a sad day when Scotland can’t even be bothered celebrating the departure of David Cameron from number 10. The man himself certainly seemed in a chipper mood as he hummed to himself entering Downing Street for one of the last times as Prime Minister. Perhaps it was the relief. Plenty of folk were more… Continue reading A tale of two leadership contests