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Topic: Conservative Party
Year: 2020
Author: Mike Buckley
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Labour Must Confront the Conservatives’ Immigration Lies Or Continue to Lose

, 28 December 2020
The likes of Boris Johnson, Priti Patel and Nigel Farage will continue to capitalise politically on Labour’s unwillingness to portray immigration as a benefit to Britain, argues Mike Buckley

Starmer’s Strategic Silence on Brexit Is Not Enough

, 9 December 2020
Mike Buckley argues that the Opposition must be able to provide a frank appraisal of the situation facing Brexit Britain and how the country can progress from its current state of crisis

Boris Johnson’s Final ‘No Deal’ Onslaught Will Push Britain and Europe to Despair

, 16 October 2020
Voters are walking away from the Brexit cause in droves, argues Mike Buckley, just as the Prime Minister makes his final case for a dramatic rupture

How Can Power Be Snatched Back from this Vote Leave Government?

, 8 October 2020
Mike Buckley argues that only Conservative MPs worried by the Boris Johnson administration can now save the country from further wrack and ruin through its handling of Brexit and the Coronavirus

A Second Coronavirus Wave was Only ‘Inevitable’ Because Johnson Messed Up

, 22 September 2020
With the Prime Minister admitting that new restrictions could last for six months, Mike Buckley explores why the UK is in such a bad position compared to other countries in Europe

Anti-Immigration Rhetoric Not Only Damages Lives – It Devastates Britain's Economy

, 26 August 2020
Mike Buckley argues that the toxic migration debate led by the UK Government is blinding us to the long term costs to us all

Project Fear Becomes Project Reality: Whither Brexit Negotiations Now?

, 24 August 2020
Mike Buckley looks at the most likely options for the UK as the Brexit transition phase nears an end – and sees a catastrophic ‘no deal’ break as the most likely outcome

The Dual Blow of COVID-19 and Brexit Part Two: The UK Must Retain Links with Europe to Avert Catastrophe

, 15 July 2020
Mike Buckley argues that the UK may have the freedom Brexiters promised, but no idea what is in its best economic interests

For Once, Gove Was Right – Britain Needs a Roosevelt-Style New Deal

, 29 June 2020
With a historic depression looming and millions of jobs at risk, Mike Buckley argues that now is the time to do more than echo the words of the President who rescued the US from the Great Depression

Will Boris Johnson Strike a Bad Deal on Brexit as the Coronavirus Crisis Continues?

, 29 May 2020
Mike Buckley on why, amidst the pandemic, the public should still be kept informed of the looming deadlines over the UK's future relationship with the EU – and whether it will be deal or 'no deal'.

Democracy in the UK – How Worried Should We Be?

, 8 April 2020
Mike Buckley observes how authoritarian takeovers are often led by elected incumbents and finds worrying signs in Boris Johnson's populist approach.

Can Rishi Sunak's Budget Satisfy the New Red Wall Conservatives?

, 20 March 2020
Mike Buckley provides an analysis of why he believes the Government's first budget – and the pressures of the Coronavirus outbreak – will be unable to satisfy its new Red Wall Conservative voters.

With No Opposition, Johnson is Getting On with Pursuing his Economic Hardship

, 26 February 2020
The new Labour Leader must take apart the Government’s claim to be ‘levelling up’ the UK while its Brexit policy, austerity and council cuts make reaching that goal impossible, argues Mike Buckley.

Brexit: the Real Battle Begins - for Workers' Rights

, 4 February 2020
Mike Buckley argues that the new Labour leadership must stand up to the economic destruction proposed by the Conservative Brexiters.

Remainers have Lost this Fight but the War Continues

, 31 January 2020
As Britain leaves the EU on 31 January 2020, Mike Buckley argues that Remainers must redouble their efforts to protect democracy and fight for an open and tolerant culture.

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