Written by Jasmine Waters You guessed it – another year has passed with the UK performing badly at the Eurovision Song Contest. Except, to add insult to injury, the 2021 Grand Final gifted us no points at all. Something that should be almost impossible under the 2016 changes to the voting system. This may seem… Read More “Another Day on Nil Points Island”: How Hated Are We at Eurovision?
Written by Oliver Toms The first set of elections since the 2019 General Election produced a disappointing result for Labour but not without its silver linings, yet further internal party conflict means those lessons will not be learned. Across England thousands of councillor positions were up for election, along with the Hartlepool by-election, 13 mayoral… Read More England Local Elections: Labour showing no signs of learning its lessons
Written by Tom Daly As dawn struggled to break through the dark midwinter London sky on 23rd January 2013, British Prime Minister David Cameron was engrossed in conversation with aides. They were discussing the pros and cons of a risky strategy. Cameron, a self-styled ‘moderniser’ who had once scolded the Conservative party he led for… Read More Britain’s Identity Crisis