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Category Archives: National Politics

RIP Jo Cox

Jo Cox, the Labour Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen, has died [1]. A man shot and stabbed the MP in her constituency. Tributes to the young MP have … Continue reading

June 17, 2016

UK Labour Market Statistics, June 2016

The Office for National Statistics have published their latest round of statistics concerning the UK labour market, covering the months of February to April 2016 [1]. Between the three months … Continue reading

June 16, 2016

On Free Speech and Political Parties

Freedom of speech is considered a high principle in Britain, and as I have pointed out on previous occasions [1, 2, 3], it is cited erroneously. After the suspensions of … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

How well did WEP do?

In the beginning, it was all black and white. The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) is dedicated to equal representation in politics and business, in education, equal pay, equal treatment of … Continue reading

June 7, 2016

On Rebranding the Labour Party in Modern Britain

Rebranding can be an important exercise for companies: seeking to move away from the past, and show customers their vision of the future. Political branding has become increasingly more salient, … Continue reading

June 6, 2016

Ipsos MORI Political Monitor, May 2016

The polling company Ipsos MORI have conducted their latest Political Monitor, covering the month of May [1]. Methodology The fieldwork was undertaken between 14th – 16th May 2016, interviewing 1,002 … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Migration Statistics Quarterly Report, May 2016

The Office for National Statistics have published their latest round of the main migration statistics, including long-term international migration estimates from the International Passenger Survey, allocations of National Insurance Numbers … Continue reading

May 30, 2016