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The Leave campaign has argued that membership of the EU limits the sovereignty of Parliament. But is this true? And what does it mean to be "sovereign"?  In advance of June's referendum on the ...

On 23 January 1593, at the age of 40 and having been a convinced Protestant all his life, King Henri IV of France, renounced his faith and became a Catholic. He did this with the (possibly ...
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Since David Cameron transformed the Conservatives into a moderate, “compassionate” party, Labour has faced two blockages to electoral success: its perceived credibility, and its appeal to ...

We may be weeks away from Remembrance Sunday, but a great deal has been written today about Jeremy Corbyn and a poppy. Will he wear red, or will he wear white? There is even talk about a Labour ...

A Corbyn victory could end the Labour party, and set the wider labour movement back decades. Part of the following article is based on the fact Corbyn’s electoral strategy is fundamentally flawed, ...
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There is a common misconception driving much of Corbyn’s support amongst Labour members. To many it seems obvious that those that don’t vote would unquestionably vote for Labour under ...

If there’s something you feel strongly about, you should do something about it. I’ll often be heard telling people that. However, how you try and change things matter; so many turn to vigilantism ...

The Government seem intent on drafting a British Bill of Rights. Obviously, such a Bill must include freedom of expression, freedom from discrimination etc. Indeed, it seems inevitable that all of ...

In the wake of the general election, there has been a lot of talk about the ‘quiet Tory’. It makes sense; frankly admitting to voting Tory would be a social death sentence for some, and ...

#WeNeedPR This article was originally published on @UKGE2020’s site.   You may say it is a campaign I am running.   I love numbers and yes they can be interpreted in any way you wish. The ...
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With opinion polls suggesting that the General Election is too close to call, there is a real possibility that the election could be decided by the Russell Brand’s of this world. Indeed, people ...
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The Great British Politics manifesto quiz. Can you guess which GE2015 manifesto these quotes come from? Featurning The Consevatives, Labour, The Liberal Democrats, The SNP, UKIP, The Greens, and ...

Dr Peter Jepson has given us permission to re-publish this article on Great British Politics. He is the editor of LawsBlog.co.uk, a UK based blog that's really worth a read. You can see the article ...
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Whenever I go anywhere in public, I have to wear a badge. It's a white 'B' on a blue background. I suppose it looks kind of similar to the blue 'Parking' symbol, except a slightly different shape. I ...
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David Cameron’s decision not to take part in the televised election debates unless the Green Party is included is the wrong one. His crying out about ‘fairness’ is falling on deaf ears. Why ...
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  Jeremy Thorpe, former leader of the Liberal Party, died earlier this month. He led his party from the wilderness back to political relevance. He turned down Heath in early 1974, when a hung ...

You’ve probably heard of Britain First. On the surface they seem to be one of the biggest social media movements Britain has ever seen. Most of us will have encountered them on our ...
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