There is one thing the government got right on Friday – which is that the way things are going in our country, something radical needs to change. … Read the full post »
Read about the anti-EU politician, and sometime political party leader, Nigel Farage.
He was a Member of the European Parliament for South East England 1999-2020.
What does an MEP actually do? Take their salary, barely turn up for work and then get fined for breaking the rules if you are Nigel Farage. But what about the rest of the Members of the European Parliament? … Read the full post »
British politics has managed to feature just about everything other than competence in the last couple of years. … Read the full post »
Introducing (I’m Gonna Tell) 500 Lies – the manifesto for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party by Politics Joe with a little help from The Proclaimers. … Read the full post »
Following the massive vote in the House of Commons to ask for an extension of the Article 50 period, it is looking very likely that the European Parliament elections in late May will see the UK participate. … Read the full post »
It’s a common feature of UK news, and UK political news in particular, that we pay a disproportionate amount of attention to the US. … Read the full post »
Step one, Peterborough’s Labour MP is convicted. Step two, a Parliamentary by-election is called. … Read the full post »
Regular readers will know how there might be a Parliamentary by-election in Peterborough, depending on the outcome of a case against the incumbent Labour MP. … Read the full post »
Pick your favourite sport. Now pick your favourite team or, if it’s a sport for individuals, your favourite sports star. Next think of their deadliest rival. … Read the full post »
With around a year until Britain leaves the European Union, Vince Cable said a live TV debate would be an ideal moment to update voters on the parties’ competing visions of Brexit. … Read the full post »