Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne outside 11 Downing Street, London, before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his annual Budget statement.

The Spring Budget is a Death Sentence for Labour

On 13th August 1964, Peter Anthony Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans were hanged for the murder of John Alan West, at Walton Prison in Liverpool, and Manchester’s infamous Strangeways, respectively. […]

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2016: A Year Of Political Revolt

It is probably a statement of the obvious that 2016 will be noted in history for two political events: Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. It was a miserable […]

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Reflections on the US Presidential Election

Close friends and family will attest to the fact that I’ve been predicting a Trump victory since he announced his intention to stand in 2015. Few believed it could happen, but […]

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Who Are The Winners And Losers Of Brexit?

In the almost three months since the referendum in which the UK voted to leave the European Union, there has been a steady stream of economic data – some good […]

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Cuba: The Fall of Communism’s Last Stand

Barack Obama became the first President of the United States of America in ninety years to visit Cuba, heralding the dawn of a new relationship between the two countries. The […]