These are extraordinary times as we head into a winter crisis on all fronts. The Tory leadership candidates are fixated on culture wars and fighting the Thatcher battles of the 1980’s Now is the time to offer a radical alternative of a brighter future.
The Tory leadership campaign rumbles on and each day we are introduced to a new policy initiative from each candidate telling us how they will undo the damage of the … Continue reading Policy Promises that will never be delivered? We Pray!
The Tory leadership election campaign rumbles on and daily seems to throw up new horrors and ‘policy’ promises that seem out of touch with the problems facing the country. The … Continue reading Tory Party members choosing our Prime Minister?
podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-rest-is-politics/id1611374685 If you want your politics summarised and brought to life the Rest is Politics with Alistair Campbell and Rory Stewart is a must listen. This week on Trimble, Africa, … Continue reading Listen to The Rest is Politics
Clearly I’m not very good at consistently blogging. I seem to have overlooked a Covid pandemic and the final downfall of our worst Prime Minister – Johnson. I don’t know … Continue reading The Tory Leadership
Boris Johnson faces Tory wrath as party slumps in shock poll …. screams the Observer headline on my return to the news. Party in despair, senior MP says, as Labour … Continue reading Back from a Summer Break.
There has been so much material to write about over the last two weeks that I have had the opposite of writers block – writers overload. Instead of finding time to keep up and dig a little deeper into what has been happening under the cover of the Covid crisis I have resorted to quick comments and retweets of the material on twitter over @andyjreed_obe
This latest research helps to highlight the difficulty of building the coal rims of voters for Labour. The big question has always how far you reflect the electorate or how … Continue reading Mind the Values Gap Research
From the New Statesman “All kinds of lessons can be drawn from the debacle of Dominic Cummings’ road trip to the north-east, and different political meanings squeezed out of this … Continue reading The State We’re in – A constitution in need of updating