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Notorious Megaphone man to stand as Lib Dem candidate in general election
Wednesday 13th November 2019

One of the most annoying, yet memorable, components of any political broadcast in Westminster in recent years has been the booming voice of a protestor talking through a megaphone. These rants from an anti-Brexit campaigner have become almost…

10:14
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Former cabinet minister David Gauke runs as Independent
Wednesday 13th November 2019

The Brexit debate over the last two years has not only divided families and communities, but also political parties in a way which would have been unheard of in the past. Party loyalties which would have been ingrained in politicians, no longer…

12:41
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Brexit Party won’t stand in 317 Tory held seats
Tuesday 12th November 2019

Nigel Farage has courted the political limelight since the UK’s membership of the EU has been under debate. Although never an MP, and still not standing as an MP at the next general election, what he says has become the focus of many…

10:34
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Marginal seats hold key to election results
Tuesday 12th November 2019

Everyone is on tenterhooks about the result of the upcoming general election. It seems that although pollsters and bookies are favouring a Boris Johnson win, political pundits taking the political temperature across the country, are sensing…

10:38
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Lib Dems offer £10k purse to every adult for education and training purposes
Monday 11th November 2019

There is absolutely no doubt that Jo Swinson is proffering herself as the next resident of Downing St, even though few pundits, or bookmakers, seem to agree with her predictions, and while it is only a short time ago that the Lib Dems did share…

09:45
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Politicians’ electioneering targets armed forces on Armistice Day
Monday 11th November 2019

Politicians of all political persuasions are now well into the groove of their general election campaigning and after an inevitable spat over their spending promises at the weekend, the opportunity to turn their attention to the armed forces…

10:12
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Can new Remain Alliance impact general election result?
Friday 8th November 2019

It should be remembered that the current Liberal Democrat Party began as a coalition between the Liberals and the SDP and it seems that they have now become a central cog in a movement to ensure that the UK stays ain the EU in what has been…

10:37
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Can the Tories win any seats in Scotland?
Thursday 7th November 2019

It is no secret that the Conservative Party have failed to win the hearts and minds of the electorate in Scotland and now that the popular Ruth Davidson has left the fold, with a veiled blur on Boris Johnson's policies, they are in danger…

09:53
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Corbyn suffers two own goals on second day of electioneering
Thursday 7th November 2019

It’s only Day 2 of the official general election campaign and Jeremy Corbyn has handed two trump cards to the opposition. Yesterday Labour deputy leader Tom Watson announced that he will be stepping down as an MP and today Ian Austin,…

11:17
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5/6 no overall majority in election outcome
Wednesday 6th November 2019

As parliament dissolves for the general election fun to begin, bookmakers and pundits alike are predicting that the outcome of the December 12 ballot will be that no party will secure an overall majority. This of course is completely counter-productive…

10:09
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Will climate change alter the landscape of general election campaigning?
Wednesday 6th November 2019

Today the starting gun officially triggers five weeks of political campaigning before the general election on December 12. It is not as if the UK has been short of political dialogue in the past three years, with all the cross-party wrangling…

14:37
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Could Jo Swinson really be the next Downing Street resident?
Monday 4th November 2019

Although the general election campaigns do not officially start until tomorrow, there is no doubt that Boris Johnson has had it on his mind since entering Downing Street. It is only now however that social media, pamphlets and media advertising…

13:52
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Concerns about both Tory and Labour election spending pledges
Monday 4th November 2019

For the last ten years, the word ‘austerity’ has been bandied about, both parliament and the wider political debate. Accusations from the Tory party that the nation had been bankrupted by Labour, have been matched  toe to toe…

10:47
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MPs vote to replace Speaker John Bercow today
Monday 4th November 2019

Today MPs will elect the new Speaker of the House of Commons, replacing John Bercow who has filled the role for the past 10 years. While the decision on who will arbitrate in the lower chamber is an important one, rarely has this election commanded…

09:49
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Farage won’t stand as MP and the PM won’t offer alliance with Brexit Party
Monday 4th November 2019

For a man who has never stood as an MP in the House of Commons, Nigel Farage has had an extraordinary position in British politics over the last five years. Europe has been has been the one and only policy on which he has voiced an opinion,…