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UK politics analysis, covering some of the most significant political topics in the United Kingdom, analysing the consequences and the potential aftermath.

2015 UK general election

What does the 2015 UK general election result mean for you?

The shock result that the Conservative Party has managed to land a majority win in the 2015 UK general election means that all of...
UK 2015 general election TV debate

UK election debate 2015 Twitter wars

Last night, 2nd April 2015, saw the leaders of the UK's seven main political parties go all out to convince the public that they...
George Osbourne UK budget 2015

A warts and all analysis of the 2015 budget

This week saw George Osbourne announce the coalition government's 2015 budget, building on his 2014 autumn statement, and as ever there's probably more to...
UK Autumn Statement 2014

UK budget Autumn Statement 2014 analysis

Chancellor of the exchequer, George Osbourne, delivered yet more updates for the UK budget with his 2014 Autumn Statement, but the question is what...
New pound coin announced by George Osbourne during his 2014 budget speech

Simple analysis of George Osbourne’s 2014 UK budget

You've probably seen a few news features on the budget on the TV or even scan-read an article or two to get a rough...
David Cameron in Sri Lanka

David Cameron’s Sri Lanka visit

We don't often credit politicians, let alone Prime Ministers, because nine times out of ten they're at best 50% wrong, but in David Cameron's...
Russell Brand politics

Are Russell Brand’s politics nearly right?

Russell Brand recently faced the steely eyeballs of Jeremy Paxman and his fluffy little beard, eschewing his own views on politics in his erudite...
Nick Clegg Lib Dem autumn party conference 2013 speech

Nick Clegg’s Lib Dem party conference 2013 speech analysis

2015 may seem like it's a long way away from now, but if you're reading the signals from Nick Clegg's Lib Dem 2013 autumn...
School playing field sales campaigns

Conservative government plays the field on sporting legacy

We were all inspired by the London 2012 Olympic Games. The drama, success, defeat and sportsmanship that it delivered was enough to restore the...
Elections 2012

Elections 2012

Spring 2012 was a big one for left-wing politics as elections in the UK and France swung away slightly from conservative control. Not only...

Two horses die at the 2012 Grand National

Two horses lost their lives in the 2012 Grand National putting serious doubt on the measures that have been put in place since the...

Ian Hislop’s interview with the Leveson Inquiry

The Leveson Inquiry was a significant judicial public inquiry into the practices and ethics of the British press following the News International phone hacking...

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