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Lets Nationalise Annabels Mayfair

Richard Caring is not far from the archetypal Tory donor. The seventy-three year old can be easily spotted in the exclusive neighbourhood of Mayfair, London. Known for his penchant for crisp, collared and immaculately-tailored white shirts and dazzling, velvet suit…

The Conservative Government is Failing Children

New Politic “We try not to eat a lot in one day, even though most of us are really hungry,” says Cameron, a young boy with blonde hair and a malnourished look. “We have to be careful with our food.”…

How the Pandemic Will Play Out This Winter

Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street Winter is always a challenging time for the NHS. On top of providing routine healthcare, there are the added demands of seasonal illnesses such as flu. There’s also a large backlog this year of…

The End of Boris Johnson

Flickr / Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street So it begins, the fall of Boris Johnson. After a tumultuous week, the prime minister’s undoing has been two-fold: allegations that multiple parties took place in Number 10 Downing Street and…

The UKs COVID Winter Plan Doesnt Go Far Enough

Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street Boris Johnson recently announced a fuzzy blueprint for his “winter plan”, in which further lockdowns and compulsory mask-wearing were not being introduced but could not be ruled out. As an interdisciplinary researcher specialising in…

What The Labour Party Conference Needed To Show

New Politic Asked in the 1980s whether Labour would ever win again, former Conservative minister Michael Heseltine replied, “Labour will win when it wants to.” Years later, Tony Blair said he found the remark “very profound” because “the Labour Party…

Is Humanity Doomed Because We Cant Plan For the Long Term? Three Experts Discuss

While the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are still unclear, it is certain that they are a profound shock to the systems underpinning contemporary life. The World Bank estimates that global growth will contract by between 5% and 8% globally in 2020, and…

No, The Pandemic Isnt Over

New Politic They think it’s all over. This is the message coming loud and clear from Government ministers as they remove Plan B restrictions in England and call for Britons to return to their workplaces en masse. Boris Johnson went…

Style Over Substance

Tim Hammond / No 10 Downing Street Following an excruciating few days when many of his colleagues left his cabinet over yet another scandal, Boris Johnson finally resigned on July 7 as leader of the Conservative party. As the UK is a…

Who Will Replace Boris Johnson?

Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street As the Conservative Party looks to a new successor to break from the Johnson years, Dominic Cummings is reportedly working out a strategy for how Rishi Sunak could best fight the next general…