The Rise of the One-Party State and the Demise of the UK

At the time of publication, the UK is 32 days away from voting in the snap general election. In the last few days, much of the UK held local council and mayoral elections. Over the course of the local elections, the Conservative Party made a net gain of 558 seats leaving them with a total of 1900 council seats. Meanwhile, Labour made a net loss of 320, … Continue reading The Rise of the One-Party State and the Demise of the UK

The real reason behind the snap election

Theresa May used to say an election would cause “instability”. Now she says it’s the only way to stop instability. So which is it? Many people have been left confused by the recent turn of events and May’s change of heart. But the real question is; why are we having a snap election, especially considering May has consistently assured the UK there would be no … Continue reading The real reason behind the snap election

I voted remain – so should I vote Lib Dem or Labour?

The countdown is on to the General Election 2017 and as Corbyn said in his first campaign speech on Thursday “It’s the people against the powerful.” With the title of this article, I’m presuming many of you are a proud remoaner and you’re not about to let Cruella de May and her 329 Tory MPs shit all over the next five years of your hopes … Continue reading I voted remain – so should I vote Lib Dem or Labour?

A beginner’s guide to the General Election 2017

“But didn’t we have one of these 2 years ago?” Why are we having another General Election? The prime minister (Theresa May) wants a strong mandate in parliament, going into what are likely to be fraught negotiations with Europe over Britain’s exit from the EU. Her Conservative party has a relatively slim majority in the House of Commons, won in 2015 under the previous leader … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to the General Election 2017

Theresa May announces new Brexit spin-off: “General Election 2017”

If you are a British citizen with an internet connection, chances are you’ve probably heard the news that Theresa May has announced there will be a general election taking place on 8th June making it the fourth time in two years that voters in the UK will head down to the polls. May initially said that she would not trigger an election but it seems … Continue reading Theresa May announces new Brexit spin-off: “General Election 2017”