With Boris Johnson’s promise of great infrastructure projects, Will Jennings looks at the Prime Minister’s track record for what could lie ahead.
Otto English considers whether the early years of the Prime Minister’s top advisor explain his disruptive career and ultimate motives.
James Melville explores how Boris Johnson can respond to a protest vote against the territorial injustice of austerity.
MEP and leader of Northern Ireland’s Alliance Party says the DUP were fools for trusting Boris Johnson who was always going to betray Unionism.
David Hencke investigates why Boris Johnson’s Government handed out £1.7 million for election management services without a competitive tender.
Musa Okwonga makes the case that Boris Johnson’s relative silence on the US’ assassination of Qasem Soleimani is a sign of things to come for a more isolationist, inward-looking Britain.
Stephen Colegrave delves into the Prime Minister’s empathy gap and why it will inevitably let down the Conservative Party’s new northern voters.
The former Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick, argues that time is running out for a progressive alternative to Boris Johnson’s backward plans for the criminal justice system.
In the wake of the General Election, Sally Brown and Sarah Musselbrook commissioned a poll on public attitudes to mendacious politicians.
The Labour Party first gained parliamentary representation when Liberal chief whip Herbert Gladstone agreed to stand down 51 candidates. Could an alliance of a similar kind work again at the next general election?
The Labour Party must work out how to scrutinise the Government on Brexit and outbid the Tories on the NHS, public services and aspiration to keep its current voters and win back its heartlands.
Paul Niland takes inspiration from the Ukrainian EuroMaidan revolution and argues that fundamental forces will stop Britain from moving too far away from the EU.
Former senior Lib Dem researcher Gareth Roberts on the wake-up call provided by the 2019 General Election result which means he can no longer sit on the sidelines and lament his feelings of political homelessness. How did you feel at 10pm last Thursday when the BBC declared that the exit poll was projecting a Tory…
The former Labour MP for Wrexham – a seat snatched by the Conservatives in the General Election – believes it is an indictment of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership that his frontbench did not engage effectively with the regions. Amid the carnage of the General Election result, Labour must, immediately, start thinking. One of the urgent areas…
Paddy Briggs argues than any hope that Boris Johnson will show a more liberal side underestimates the scale of the coup inside the Conservative Party.
Bonnie Greer on why the Prime Minister’s victory is symbolic of an English consciousness reawakening.
While Boris Johnson broke all the rules in the 2019 General Election, his opponents must create new networks to bring him to book.
With the Tories already planning for a general election in five years, David Hencke looks at their vulnerabilities and the prospects of a progressive counter-attack.
Brexiters loaned Boris Johnson their votes in the 2019 General Election, which was dominated by the issue of Britain leaving the EU – can Labour win back their natural supporters next time around?
Boris Johnson’s sweeping victory is a disaster for the country, but he cannot deliver on his false promises. Here’s how to survive and resist because his nemesis will come.
Hardeep Matharu reflects on the personal story of her parents’ political shift towards the right – and what it might represent about Britain as a whole.
Boris Johnson’s friend Aleksandr Temerko is one of a number of wealthy London-based Russians who, while opposing Vladimir Putin, are linked to organisations that are potentially useful to the Kremlin dictator.
Stephen Colegrave looks at how Boris Johnson’s determination to make Brexit a success is in danger of increasing inequality and social problems in Britain on a scale not seen before.
On the eve of the most important election in a generation, Otto English asks: will Britain – failed by so much – survive the coming trauma?
One of the tragedies of the 2019 General Election campaign is that the fundamental decision about the type of country we will become has not been made clear to voters
Film-maker Sheridan Flynn explores English identity through an Irish lens and what Britain can learn from Ireland about how the divisions of Brexit can ever be healed.
Harrison Kelly meets some of the teenagers hoping to be elected on Thursday and finds out what motivated them to throw their hats into the ring in the most important General Election for a generation.
Luke Murphy dissects the slogans of the General Election 2019 and what they reveal about class, empire, royalty and racism in Britain today.
James Melville sets out the state the Conservatives have left Britain in after nine years in power – and wonders why people are still willing to give them their vote.
Musa Okwonga examines why the myth of the Conservative Party’s competence persists and how those meant to be holding Boris Johnson to account are complicit in its belief.
The Conservatives’ withdrawal agreement is a ticking time bomb under our economy, rights and public services – why aren’t opposition parties or the media highlighting this to the electorate?