The mystery of the inevitable

“Let the people have their say, and then we’ll do what we have to do afterwards.”  Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna takes a dim view of hung parliament discourse.  He finds it “distasteful” and “hubristic.”  He has even implied it to be undemocratic. Nothing could be further from the truth.  The least hubristic approach for […]

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Battle for the Left

As the polls stand, the SNP will win 47 seats in May. That is more than twice the Lib Dems’ likely figure, and head and shoulders above anyone else Labour might sit down at the table with. Nicola Sturgeon may well find herself at the centre of the most unprecedented cabinet negotiation in recent British […]

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