Nick Tyrone

Boris Johnson is fighting on too many fronts

22 October 2020 10:58 pm

When Boris ran to become leader of the Conservative party – and again when he campaigned in December’s general election…

What does Boris Johnson's Tory party stand for?

7 October 2020 1:34 am

The main thing to say about Boris Johnson’s speech at this year’s online Tory conference is that it captures the…

Are all political parties destined to fail?

5 October 2020 9:24 pm

We seem to be entering another era of political party expansion. There’s Laurence Fox’s new party, not to mention the…

The Tories have missed Starmer's Achilles heel

21 September 2020 8:54 pm

The main Tory attack on Starmer since he became leader of the Labour party is that he is ‘too much…

A second lockdown would be a disaster for Boris

17 September 2020 6:36 pm

Could Britain be heading for a second lockdown? Boris Johnson says his government is doing ‘everything in our power’ to prevent…

Farage could still come back to haunt the Tories on Brexit

15 September 2020 4:15 pm

Some Tory MPs are worried about a strategy that the party is apparently seriously considering adopting at the next general…

Ripping up the Withdrawal Agreement is a big mistake

8 September 2020 4:30 pm

Like most things Brexit related, it depends on who you believe. The EU is concerned over the announcement that the…

Extinction Rebellion's newspaper stunt has backfired badly

7 September 2020 7:30 pm

I believe that halting and if we can, reversing man-made climate change is one of the most important challenges facing…

Is Boris pushing for a socialist Brexit?

2 September 2020 10:19 pm

One of the main things that’s holding up an UK-EU trade deal is the demand that the UK sticks to current…

Ed Davey can make the Lib Dems liberal again

27 August 2020 10:25 pm

It seems as though Layla Moran’s offer to make the Lib Dems ‘more radical than Labour’ has been decisively rejected.…

Why Keir Starmer no longer needs to fear the left of his party

25 August 2020 11:39 pm

John McDonnell, Corbyn’s right hand man for four and a half years, was full of praise when asked about the…

Keir Starmer would be wise to avoid a Lib Dem alliance

14 August 2020 11:51 pm

The myth that is developing goes like this: Labour can’t win enough seats to form a majority government at the…

Layla Moran will kill off the Lib Dems. But I still want her to win

3 August 2020 10:46 pm

Make no mistake: Layla Moran’s Lib Dem leadership platform is terrible. She wants to scrap Ofsted, stop publishing league tables of…

Is it time for the Lib Dems to merge with Labour?

27 July 2020 9:57 pm

Voting opens this week for Lib Dem members to choose the next leader of their party. One figure has overwhelmingly…

'Rishinomics' could cost the Tories the next election

11 July 2020 5:00 pm

A truism is emerging that the Tories’ massive public spending has left Labour politically with nowhere to go. This quasi-social-democrat…

Starmer has exposed Corbyn the coward

7 July 2020 7:58 pm

Being a radical feels nice. You get to think you’re a morally superior being in a society full of evil-doers…

Could Corbynites infiltrate the Lib Dems?

30 June 2020 4:01 pm

It’s funny how politics works. This time last year, the talk was of whether Labour moderates should leave their party…

Labour’s path to victory lies in destroying the Lib Dems

22 June 2020 9:49 pm

It has become a truism that there are not enough liberal voters to get Labour a majority at the next…

In defence of free markets in the time of coronavirus

21 May 2020 8:08 pm

One of the dominant political themes of the moment is that the big state, alongside either a high tax and…

How the Labour party ran out of ideas

15 May 2020 9:11 pm

After losing the leadership contest in April, the left of the Labour Party regrouped. Organising as part of old factions…

The Lib Dem leadership race is descending into farce

12 May 2020 6:20 pm

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the finer details of the contest to choose who will be the next leader…