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A top Lib Dem has admitted that the House of Commons was edging towards a People’s Vote when the election was called. 
Former Tory MP, turned Change UK, turned Lib Dem, Heidi Allen, told the Evening Standard the numbers were almost there for a People’s Vote.

Lib Dem lets cat out of the bag: “Election came too soon”

A top Lib Dem has admitted that the House of Commons was edging towards a People’s Vote when the election was called. Former Tory MP, turned Change UK, turned Lib Dem,... Read more



In a piece for
The Guardian, Sir Simon Jenkins makes very heavy weather of the obvious point that this, like most other elections, turns on the question of identity as well as economics. The Brexit plebiscite of 2016 was an anti-immigration vote - the posthumous revenge of Enoch Powell. Every referendum in European nations this century (bar two small ones) with the EU on the ballot paper has been rejected by voters.

Can’t we respond to migration, not leave the EU?

In a piece for The Guardian, Sir Simon Jenkins makes very heavy weather of the obvious point that this, like most other elections, turns on the question of identity as well... Read more



The Germans have a word for the pleasure I felt when I read the verdict from
pollster YouGov that “Since becoming Lib Dem leader, Jo Swinson’s detractors have grown at a faster rate than her fans” - it’s schadenfreude. It means “pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. 

Her performance in the Leaders Question Time programme won’t have changed You Gov’s findings.

Jo Swinson - Remainer in Name Only?

The Germans have a word for the pleasure I felt when I read the verdict from pollster YouGov that “Since becoming Lib Dem leader, Jo Swinson’s detractors have grown at... Read more



Once again as at every moment since the 2016 Brexit plebiscite, Labour is getting mixed and messed up over European citizens working in Britain.

Labour Should Reform UK Labour Market to Help Brits, not fantasize

Once again as at every moment since the 2016 Brexit plebiscite, Labour is getting mixed and messed up over European citizens working in Britain. Read more



Eugenia Marna interviewed Dr Andrew Hill, Liverpool University, on how a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal could affect UK drug prices.

Dr Hill recently featured in Dispatches programme Trump's Plan for the NHS (recommended watch - Only 5 days left!)

See the transcript below:

Q&A: How would a Trump-Boris Trade deal affect UK Drug Prices?

Eugenia Marna interviewed Dr Andrew Hill, Liverpool University, on how a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal could affect UK drug prices. Dr Hill recently featured in Dispatches programme Trump's Plan for... Read more



There is an undoubted weariness about the Brexit saga which the Tories are seeking to exploit with the slogan Get Brexit done. The truth is that Johnson’s deal won’t get it done as he claims.

Labour’s way is the quickest way to “Get Brexit done”

There is an undoubted weariness about the Brexit saga which the Tories are seeking to exploit with the slogan Get Brexit done. The truth is that Johnson’s deal won’t get... Read more



We have all seen the dreadful event that occurred recently in Grays, Thurrock where 39 people were found dead in the back of a lorry trailer. We commend Essex Police, the national crime agency and Europol’s trafficking team for all the work they have done in this fast-moving investigation.

If the UK leaves the EU without agreeing a cooperation agreement it will no longer be part of Europol or the European Justice network and will fall outside the scope of the European Arrest Warrant.

Policing and Criminal Justice post Brexit

We have all seen the dreadful event that occurred recently in Grays, Thurrock where 39 people were found dead in the back of a lorry trailer. We commend Essex Police,... Read more



Boris Johnson’s rise and rise could have been strangled at birth in the 2008 London Mayoral campaign.

I was a press officer at Labour HQ part of the campaign to return Ken Livingstone for a third term in City Hall.

Livingstone was a good Mayor but a lacklustre campaigner unwilling to take the fight to Johnson.

Boris Johnson doesn’t know his own Brexit policy

Boris Johnson’s rise and rise could have been strangled at birth in the 2008 London Mayoral campaign. I was a press officer at Labour HQ part of the campaign to... Read more

We know that Boris Johnson is a liar. How many examples do you need? The Daily Telegraph which paid him a quarter of a million a year has just apologised for blatant untruths in three columns this year.

Swinson: Selling the Remain cause short

We know that Boris Johnson is a liar. How many examples do you need? The Daily Telegraph which paid him a quarter of a million a year has just apologised... Read more



The BBC’s respected Laura Kuenssberg, uncharacteristically, made a serious mistake when she asked the first question to Jeremy Corbyn after he launched the Labour Party’s election campaign in Battersea yesterday.

Corbyn Launches Campaign By Embracing People’s Vote

The BBC’s respected Laura Kuenssberg, uncharacteristically, made a serious mistake when she asked the first question to Jeremy Corbyn after he launched the Labour Party’s election campaign in Battersea yesterday.... Read more

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