Curbing the Conservative landslide

The ‘strongest possible mandate’ could damage the country and Britain’s exit from the EU. Whether we like it or not, this election will largely be fought over Brexit. May is arguing that she needs ‘the strongest possible hand’ and ‘the strongest possible mandate’ in order to negotiate with ‘our opponents’ who are ‘already seeking to […]

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More dreams of change: another fantasy government

Elections are boring. Important, yes, and let’s not forget it – but even Ed Miliband has become so fidgety that he’s gone searching for sparks with the nation’s favourite sex-addict. So here’s an alternative cabinet, chock-full of ministers who’ll shun parliamentary procedure and ram the ‘party’ back into party politics. Education Secretary – Plato. Who’ll give […]

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Oxford East: Ian MacDonald, UKIP

1) What is the most pressing issue in Oxford East currently, and how will you address it? Big issues like the NHS, immigration and the economy are just as important to people in Oxford as they are to people from anywhere else in the country. But Oxford is particularly badly affected by government policies on […]

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