It’s no longer the party of Winston Churchill or Margaret Thatcher. It’s not even the party of Theresa May! It’s the party of Jacob Rees-Mogg, David Davies and Boris Johnson. And that they are the governing party sends shivers down my spine.
For a man of whom it’s so often said is full to the brim of integrity and honesty, his handling of Brexit and every major issue that’s plagued the Labour Party under his leadership has shown anything but.
At the time of writing this, I'm 26 years old. I work in marketing for a globally successful business; I have two degrees; I drive what I think to be a nice car; I live in a nice apartment, and I'm engaged to the love of my life and my best friend. But are these things the constitute success? I often spend far too much time scrolling through my social media feeds, reading posts and looking at pictures that my friends post, thinking to myself "God, why am I not that successful?" I have friends from Continue reading [...]
You can tell that parliament is currently enjoying its summer holiday as the Liberal Democrats have been making the headlines recently. Not for the reasons you might expect, however. It's nothing to do with the party's controversial stance on Brexit, nor is it to do with any other policy issue; once again, it's the question of the party's leadership.
It's been three years since the party lost all but eight of its MPs along with, arguably, its most successful leader. After five years in coalition, Continue reading [...]
Like him or loathe him, there's no denying that Jeremy Corbyn is certainly an interesting politician. The antithesis to almost all UK political leaders of the last decade (perhaps longer), Corbyn has attracted a monumental following across the UK, capturing the hearts of hundreds of thousands of disenfranchised people with a promise of a better country, a fairer society, and a kinder and gentler politics. In his relatively short tenure as leader of the Labour Party, he's proved almost every political Continue reading [...]