By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
The row over the Prime Minister’s remarks about local Associations has been mostly concocted. But the need for Party reform is real.
The leave campaign must remember the advantages that Britain has negotiated over 40 years of EU membership that will be lost – as will the UK’s main route to global market access
Is Patel about to come out fighting for Brexit? Will Gove resist Cameron’s pleas? And what about Boris?
Banning the direct state subsidy of third-sector lobbying is welcome, but will be meaningless without measures to prevent indirect subsidy.
The headlines about being Opposition risk inflating expectations. Davidson wants clear evidence of progress and a shift in the terms of debate.
Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders have made it clear they like each other – but what are their actual similarities?
For many leftists their version of socialism is a far cry from the revolutionary calls of the past. Conservatives veer wildly between calling them national security threats and dismissing them as irrelevant
The Prime Minister’s EU deal may have irked Tory MPs, but what matters is that Cabinet Eurosceptics are too scared to publicly come out against it
The Mayor of London isn’t exactly enthusiastic about the PM’s much-vaunted “red card”
A round-up of what is really important, from the high streets of the United Kingdom and the world
A ConservativeHome mini-series on the dangers of staying in the EU.
Chuka Umunna has said he is willing to “put party politics in the bin” and campaign alongside David Cameron for Britain to stay in the European Union.
Last week Kezia Dugdale, the leader of the Scottish Labour party, ventured south to the Imperial capital to brief the shadow cabinet on her party’s prospects in the forthcoming elections to the Scottish Parliament. Lucky her.
It reduces the risk of fraud and motivates parties to go out and persuade the electorate that voting matters.
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