Suzi Cairns

Author, artist and uncompromising communicator. 


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Could young voters make the difference at the ballot box on Friday?
Friday 6th December 2019

Currently all the polls suggest that the Tories are definitely going to have more seats in the House of Commons on December 12 than any other party, but they also seem to suggest that an outright majority may not be in the offing. Labelled…

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Johnson and Corbyn go toe to toe in last bout before the ballot box
Friday 6th December 2019

Last night Andrew Neil interviewed Nigel Farage in the last of his election specials. The event was as expected with punch and counter-punch from both sides, but the soliloquy from the interviewer at the end of proceedings was much unexpected.…

10:07
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Will Johnson really dare  to incur Trump’s wrath with digital tax?
Thursday 5th December 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was always going to be walking a tightrope politically when it came to his  his relations with Donald Trump. While it is vital that he appears to be a leading statesman on the world’s political stage,…

09:20
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Could Boris Johnson lose his seat in general election?
Thursday 5th December 2019

Although the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip has returned a Conservative MP since its creation, the current incumbent, Boris Johnson, holds the smallest majority of any prime minister since 1924. So is it possible that even if the…

10:26
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Demonstrations expected on Trump’s 3 day visit to the UK
Tuesday 3rd December 2019

As contentious as Mr Trump is generally, arriving in the UK during a general election campaign makes the president even more of a loose canon than he usually is. His visit, during which he will attend a meeting of world leaders hosted by the…

11:19
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Will Trump’s UK visit derail Tory’s election chances
Monday 2nd December 2019

It seems to be widely accepted across the UK media that Donald Trump is neither liked or respected by the British electorate. While recognising the importance of the United States in terms of its wealth, influence and security, the special…

09:50
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London Bridge attack fuels acrimony in election campaigning
Monday 2nd December 2019

With less than two weeks to go before the general election, not only have there been a spate of political interviews on the TV, but the political mix has been stirred up by the terrorist attack on London Bridge. While representatives of each…

10:10
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Is Boris now bottling it with broadcasters ?
Friday 29th November 2019

Although Boris Johnson and the Tories are currently predicted to win at the polls on December 12, it is now appearing that the man that the country is being seduced to put their faith in is the Conservatives’ weakest point. After seeing…

14:04
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Jo Swinson takes Lib Dems backwards
Thursday 28th November 2019

There is no doubt that after successful European election results in May, , trouncing the two major parties, Jo Swinson entered the election campaign in a bullish state of mind. Replacing the revered Vince Cable after the helm, it was clearly…

10:41
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Latest poll gives Johnson majority of 68
Thursday 28th November 2019

Pre-election polls have been the scourge of many a political party, forecasting jubilation and delivering disappointment, or visa-versa. For example, few expected the country to vote for Brexit in the referendum and Trump in the White House…

14:34
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Constituencies on ‘knife-edge’ in election campaign
Wednesday 27th November 2019

Each of the political parties in the current general election campaign are aware that the country is as divided as it has ever been and equally confused. Tories are jumping ship and voting for the Lib Dems and lifelong Labour supporters are…

10:07
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No apology from Corbyn puts Labour on back foot
Wednesday 27th November 2019

There have certainly not been a lack of political interviews in the current election campaign. Both ITV and the BBC have broadcast interviews with all of the party leaders, with Fiona Bruce and Julie Etchingham maintaining some semblance of…

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  Labour offers rent controls and property MOTs in manifesto pledge
Tuesday 26th November 2019

All parties agree that there is insufficient housing in the UK for the current population, so yesterday aside from the house-building debate, Labour publicised how it would support those renting in the private sector hoping that it would be…

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Lifelong Tory Michael Heseltine backs Lib Dems in general election
Tuesday 26th November 2019

There is absolutely no doubt that these are the most extraordinary times in UK politics, which is further highlighted by the story trending in today’s headlines. It is no surprise that party grandees, of all political persuasions, are…

10:59
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Farage promises a ‘political revolution’
Monday 25th November 2019

Farage is a real enigma in UK politics. For a man who has never sat on the hallowed benches of the House of Commons and is not even standing as a candidate for any constituency in the general election, he still manages to command as much media…