Category: Politics

All blogs related to domestic and international politics with coverage and analysis on elections, policy changes and governance.

What snapped Theresa May into a General Election?

On countless occasions Theresa May has said she will not call a snap election before 2020, stating that the country needs “stability to be able to deal with the issues”. Even as recently last month, 10 Downing Street denied the…

Brexit means Brexit

So we all now know what ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means. After months of listening to Theresa May repeat her ambiguous slogan, without no description as to what Brexit entails, we finally got the definition of what Brexit is. Sorry folks,…

2017: Politics in Continental Europe

I can only hope that next year will not be the Annus horribilis which this year has turned out to be, but I’m not holding my breath: My base case for 2017 is that politics will – akin to this…

What do the Italian Referendum results mean for Europe?

Matteo Renzi’s constitutional reforms package was rejected by the Italian public on Sunday the 4th of December, with the No vote gaining 59.11% of the vote. In a crucial time for Italy as a country, with an imminent banking crisis…

Parliamentary Sovereignty and Brexit

I never really liked Public Law during my LLB Law degree at the University of Birmingham, so let’s just say my lecturers would be glad to see me taking such a keen interest. I recall writing an essay on Parliamentary…

Challenges ahead for Europe

Europe seems to be fighting problems on all fronts, ranging from migration, to the economy, along with a handful of other difficulties. The continent is like no other; the range of countries with their own history, culture and language all…

Brace Yourselves for Brexit

The Back Story The victory of the Conservative party for the 2015 election initiated a manifesto pledge to hold an ‘In/Out’ referendum on the European Union, leaving the choice to stay or leave the EU in the hands of the…

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