Category: Politics

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

Can we call out the Prime Minister…? Again: Brexit Breakdown

Following Grime superstar Stormzy’s ast week performance at the Brits and his name-drop of Prime Minister Theresa May; the unwanted attention on Downing St. made me think about other alarming actions and decisions that May has executed (or hasn’t, in…

#GE2017: S&S Lawyers Reveal Predictions for the City

In April, the UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, took Westminster and the rest of Britain by surprise by calling for a snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. On the 5th of June, just three…

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…

2016 Politics – A blip or the future of things to come?

It is safe to say that 2016 has been a crazy and unpredictable year. From the surprising Premier League triumph of Leicester City, to the strange acceptance of Harambe the slain gorilla into popular culture, this year will not be…

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…

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