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‘Edmund Burke: Philosopher, Politician, Prophet’ by Jesse Norman MP

‘Edmund Burke: Philosopher, Politician, Prophet’ by Jesse Norman MP

By Matthew Gass An idealistic MP, who also finds the time to be a prolific writer, makes a point of fighting battles on the big controversial issues of the day, the consequences of which damage his prospects of a ministerial career. Another, just for fun. An old Etonian, who chooses not to go by his first name Alexander, noted for […]

by · 22nd September 2013 · Reviews & Arts
Alone in the national interest

Alone in the national interest

In the run up to our panel discussion at the Conservative Party Conference, including John Redwood MP and the Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips, we’ve been asking what “Life After the Lib Dems” will really mean. Today Matthew Corner argues that it would be better to form a minority government than enter another coalition. Join us on Monday 30 September from […]

by and · 21st September 2013 · Home Affairs
Our “Life After the Lib Dems” may not start in 2015

Our “Life After the Lib Dems” may not start in 2015

In the run up to our panel discussion at the Conservative Party Conference, including John Redwood MP and the Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips, we’ve been asking what “Life After the Lib Dems” will really mean. Today Mahyar Tousi asks whether the coalition is heading towards a divorce or merely a trial separation. Join us on Monday 30 September from 5:30-7:00pm […]

by · 20th September 2013 · Home Affairs
Should “Life after the Lib Dems” start sooner rather than later?

Should “Life after the Lib Dems” start sooner rather than later?

In the run up to our panel discussion at the Conservative Party Conference, including John Redwood MP and the Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips, we’ve been asking what “Life After the Lib Dems” will really mean. Today Shaun Dias starts us off by asking whether the Coalition should be allowed to to last until 2015. Join us on Monday 30 September […]

by and · 16th September 2013 · Home Affairs
Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Conference panel debate

Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Conference panel debate

Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Panel Debate Patrick Sullivan, CEO of Parliament Street has announced that Melanie Philips, Daily Mail and former Cabinet Minister John Redwood MP are on the panel to debate ‘Life After the Lib Dems’ at Conservative Party conference in Manchester. The event will take place on Monday September 30, click […]

by · 12th September 2013 · past, Events, Blog
Ed Miliband is the undisputed star in Labour’s union soap opera

Ed Miliband is the undisputed star in Labour’s union soap opera

By Steven George-Hilley Across Britain, millions of working people are worried about paying the bills and looking after their families as the country moves out of crisis and into recovery. Despite a modest increase in the economic outlook, people are still worried about their jobs and are anxious about the future. In this environment they are looking for strong, decisive […]

by · 8th September 2013 · Home Affairs
Clare George-Hilley: Ed Miliband knifed his own brother and now he’s playing politics with Syria

Clare George-Hilley: Ed Miliband knifed his own brother and now he’s playing politics with Syria

By Clare George-Hilley, Director of Communities and Social Justice There are few people, even in the rough and harsh world of politics that have the gall, lack of emotion and ruthlessness to shaft a sibling. Contrast Ed Miliband’s approach to that of the Johnson family, a political dynasty at the top of their game, bound by blood and honour, against Red […]

by · 4th September 2013 · Blog
Will Labour Allow Slumberdog Miliband to Sleepwalk into Oblivion?

Will Labour Allow Slumberdog Miliband to Sleepwalk into Oblivion?

By Steven George-Hilley, Parliament Street Labour HQ has been on autopilot this summer, missing every single opportunity to fill the news vacuum with exciting and engaging stories to help persuade voters they are ready for Government once again. This is bizarre behaviour from a man who is supposed to be seeking to convince the country he is ready to be […]

by · 23rd August 2013 · Blog

The Spanish Escalation

  Andreas Nicolaides looks at the escalating row over the British territory The last few weeks have seen what should have been a rather trivial event – the creation of an artificial reef for marine life – escalate into a full blown diplomatic row. Lying just off the coast of Spain around the western tip of the continent, the rock […]

by · 22nd August 2013 · Blog
Book Review: Britannia Unchained by Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss

Book Review: Britannia Unchained by Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss

By Matthew Gass It’s that time of year again. Rumours of a post summer Cabinet reshuffle are in the air. Returning with them is the debate over whether preference should go to the longer serving MPs who did the heavy lifting in opposition or if it’s time to promote some of the younger, more media savvy intake of 2010. If […]

by · 21st August 2013 · Blog